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2008-10-15 14:02:22
Linschoten, Jan Huygen van:
London: John Wolfe, 1598.. [7],[1],197,[3],[197]-295,[3],307-447,[3],[451]-462pp. (various mispaginations). Engraved title, twelve folding maps and plates (comprised of three from the English edition [Island of Ascension, Upper Africa, Insulae Moluccae], with the remaining from Dutch or Latin editions including the first edition); three small engraved maps on separate section titles for second, third, and fourth books; four woodcut maps in the text of Madagascar, Sumatra, Java, and St. Helena. Profusely extra- illustrated with portraits, plates and maps from Dutch and Latin editions, including the first edition: an engraved portrait of Linschoten mounted and bound before the general title; an engraved nautical plate mounted facing the titlepage of the second book; a handcolored engraved portrait of Linschoten; an engraved section title bound before the title of the third book; thirty double-page plates depicting natives; an engraved folding plan of Goa; an engraved folding plan of Angra; an engraved map of Ascension Island, a folding double- hemisphere world map by Peter Plancius; a folding double- hemisphere world map by Jan Baptist Vrients. 18th-century manuscript notes on verso of front free endpaper with double- column list of "Prints in this book [and] Maps in this book" with pages indicated; another sheet laid in with 18th century inscription of list of maps and plates. Small folio. 18th-century mottled calf, covers with a gilt tooled border, spine with raised bands in six compartments, lettered in gilt in the second compartment, the others with an overall repeat deco … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana
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2008-07-06 14:07:02
Manderscheid -
Kupferstich aus Braun-Hogenberg, 1598. 16 x 43,5 cm. Knapprandig. Zeigt die Burgen von Manderscheid aus der Vogelschau. Die Burgen auf den Hügeln sind umgeben von Wald, zwischen den Burgbergen fließt der Fluß Lieser. Links unten sind zwei Trachtenfiguren dargestellt. Das seltene Blatt erschien erstmals 1598 in Band V der "Civitates Orbis Terrarum" von Braun und Hogenberg. Mit lateinischem Rückentext.
Bookseller: Antiquariat Peter Fritzen [Trier, Germany]

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