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BLAEU, Joan and Laurens van der HEM.
[Facsimile of volumes 35 - 45 of the Atlas Blaeu-Van der Hem, relating to Africa, America and Asia].[Amsterdam, 1660-1663]. Houten, Hes & De Graaf, 2008-2011. Large folio (58 x 44 cm). Bound 8 volumes. Including nearly 500 views, maps, charts and drawings, splendidly reproduced in full colour with details in gold. Gold- tooled vellum, matching the original bindings.
High quality facsimile of the volumes relating to Africa, America and Asia, (including the 4 volumes of the secret atlas of the Dutch East India Company) of the magnificent Atlas Blaeu-Van der Hem. Volume I (Blaeu - van der Hem 35) : Africa: The Mediterranean, Congo, Angola, and Madagascar.Volume II (Blaeu - van der Hem 36-37):The Atlantic coast of Africa, St. Paul Island, Ascension, St. Helena, and Morocco.Volume III (Blaeu - van der Hem 38) The secret atlas of the Dutch East India Company:South Africa, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mozambique and Malabar coast.Volume IV (Blaeu - van der Hem 39) The secret atlas of the Dutch East India Company:East Indies from the Cape of Good Hope to Japan, including Sumatra, Strait of Malacca, Java Sea, Batavia, Island Onrust and Borneo.Volume V (Blaeu - van der Hem 40) The secret atlas of the Dutch East India Company:Makassar, Northern Moluccas, South-Celebes, Amboina, Banda Islands and the Philippines.Volume VI (Blaeu - van der Hem 41) The secret atlas of the Dutch East India Company:Taiwan, Makung, Siam, Cambodia, Cochinchina, China, Japan, Deshima, Tasman's voyages to Australia.Volume VII (Blaeu - van der Hem 42-43):Chinese Empire, Japanese Empire, Middle East, Arabia, East-Indies, Tartary, Volume VIII: (Blaeu - van der Hem 44-45):Americas, including New Amsterdam, New England, Virginia, Dutch Brazil, Olinda.The original Blaeu - van der Hem Atlas, is the finest contemporary collection of maps, charts, topographical prints and drawings from the 17th century. Completely intact and presently housed in the Austrian National Library in Vienna, t … [Click Below for Full Description]
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