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The Benchmark for the Small Atlas
In an Excellent Copy


Atlas. BERTIUS, Petrus [Amsterdam, 1606]
P Bertij Tabularum Geographicarum Contractarum Libri Quinque… apud Cornelium Nicolai, Anno 1606.
Oblong octavo
contemporary paper covered boards, backed & cornered with vellum; 174 maps & plates, all untrimmed; pasted-in etchings of allegorical figures at section headings, some ms. notations and underlining; a few quires somewhat toned, overall an excellent copy.
$27,500


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The Most Complete Edition
Beautifully Illustrated with 49 Engraved Maps And Views


Mediterranean/ Greece/ Holy Land/ Turkey. BEAUVAU, Henri de. [Nancy, 1619]
Relation iournaliere du voyage du Levant faict & descrit par... Henry de Beauvau, Baron di dict lieu... Reveu, augmenté et enrichy par l’autheur de pourtraicts des lieux les plus remarquables.
4to. [24.2 x 19 cm]
(4) ff. including engraved title, 181 (recto 180) pp. with 49 engraved plates in text. Bound in limp vellum, gilt stamp of Camille Aboussouan on upper cover, later ties. With Aboussouan’s two bookplates, on front pastedown and verso of flyleaf. Also with Sefik Atabey’s bookplate pasted inside the front cover. Contemporary inscriptions on the title: Ex dono D. de Pigier, Ex Bibliotheca S. Victoria Paris; (cancelled) library stamp of Muséum D’Histoire Naturelle. Some faint waterstaining to upper corner of some leaves, scattered spotting throughout, else excellent.
$25,000


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The Rare English-Text Edition


Serbia/ Macedonia/ Bulgaria/ Constantinople. JANSSON, J./ HONDIUS, H. [Amsterdam, 1636]
Walachia, Servia, Bulgaria, Romania.
13 ½ x 18 ½ inches.
Fine hand color; centerfold reinforced, else excellent condition.
$750


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An Exquisite Map in Full Original Color


Cyprus. BLAEU, W. [Amsterdam, 1642-3]
Cyprus Insula.
15 x 20 inches.
Superb original color; a few small stains, else excellent condition.
$2,250


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One of the Most Beautiful Early Maps
Of the Turkish Empire


Turkey/ Middle East/ Arabia. SPEED, J. [London, 1676]
The Turkish Empire Newly Augmented by John Speed. .
15½ x 20¼ inches
Fine hand color; bottom of centerfold reinforced, otherwise excellent.
$3,750


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