Jul 09, 2020 - Sale 2540

Sale 2540 - Lot 249

Price Realized: $ 10,625
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 6,000 - $ 9,000
GOTTFRIED, JOHANN LUDWIG. Archontologia Cosmica, sive Imperiorum, Regnorum, Principatuum, Rerumque Publicarum Omnium per Totum Terrarum Orbem. Engraved allegorical additional title, title-page in red and black, [xxviii], 690, 267, [1], 81, [84] pages in Latin and 62 double-page or folding engraved maps and plates by Mathaus Merian. 2 volumes. Small folio, 12 1/2x7 3/4 inches, worn contemporary mottled calf, spines cracked and defective; browning to text, plates with scattered foxing but generally nice, intermittent small worm track affecting approximately 30 leaves and 1 plate, map of Turkish Empire with a small repaired loss at right margin; seventeenth-century ink inscription to title "Barrn de Wassenaer et Warmondt, 1664"; ink inscription "Henr. White, Litchfeld, MDCCCXXI" to front endpapers of both volumes. Frankfurt: Mathaus Merian, 1638