Russell Rare Books
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BLAEU, WILLEM 1571-1638 AND JOHANNES 1596-1673. FRANCE - THE FRENCH SECTION OF THE DUTCH BLAEU ATLAS - COMPLETE- TOONNEEL DES AERDRYCX OFT NIEUWE ATLAS UYTGEGEVEN DOOR... TWEEDE DEEL.

Description

t’amsterdam Johan Blaeu 1650
Folio 21 x 14 1/2 inches, handsomely bound up in full recent calf with gilt. Bound with the general architectonic title page in fine original hand colour heightened with gold. Text in Dutch. 48 FINE HAND COLOURED, DOUBLE PAGE MAPS - being 1 general map of France, 44 regional maps of France, a large folding general map of the Mediterranean and two maps of ancient Gaul. THE FRENCH SECTION COMPLETE- with accompanying text. IN FINE CONDITION. This Dutch edition comes with exceptionally FINE FRESH ORIGINAL HAND COLOURING. (5155)