Dec 08, 2016 - Sale 2434

Sale 2434 - Lot 218

Price Realized: $ 9,375
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 10,000 - $ 15,000
CLERICUS, JOANNES. Atlas Antiquus, Sacer, Ecclesiasticus et Profanus. Engraved pictorial frontispiece, title-pages in Latin and French (tailpiece of a small engraved double-hemisphere world map printed in reverse with California as an island), [iv] pages of preliminary text, 93 maps and tables, all but one double-page or folding, manuscript index on rear endpapers. Folio, 22 1/2x14 inches, uncut in original 1/4 red roan backed publisher's drab paper boards, paper label on upper cover, worn but unsophisticated; maps with attractive original outline hand-color and very wide margins; few maps with faint dampstain at lower edges by no means prevalent. Amsterdam: Covens & Mortier, 1705

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A remarkable atlas of ancient and modern geography, with maps by Sanson, Delisle, Du Val and la Rue.