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    Sale 2527 | Lot 231
    Estimate: $10,000 - $15,000
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      Sale 2527 Lot 231

      BLAEU, WILLEM and JOAN. Toonneel des Aerdrycx, oft Nieuwe Atlas. Tweede Deel; Tweede Deels, Tweede Stuck. 2 hand-colored engraved architectural title-pages with gilt highlights and letterpress slips pasted on, 89 (of 91) double-page engraved maps with original hand-coloring; Dutch text. Folio, 22x14 1/2 inches, original gilt vellum, lightly worn, recased; moderate to heavy foxing, small amount of vermin damage gently affecting upper margin only, early Dutch inscription to the margin of Bermuda map. Amsterdam, 1658

      Estimate $10,000 - 15,000

      The second volume of Blaeu's Novus Atlas, comprising France, Spain, Asia, Africa and America. Presently lacking two maps: "Aethiopia Inferior vel Exterior" (Southern Africa); and the folding "Imperii Caroli Magni et Vicinarum Regionum" (Empire of Charlemagne). Koeman BL 30B(a).