11-18-2012 11-18-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2621B Boston
November 18, 2012 11:00AMCalender
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Kircher, Athanasius (1645-1723) Mundus Subterraneus

$4,800$4,000
Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 2621B Location: Boston Date / Time: November 18, 2012 11:00AM

Description:

Kircher, Athanasius (1645-1723) Mundus Subterraneus. Amsterdam: Jansson-Waesberg, 1678.
Folio in two volumes, third edition, engraved title in each, portrait in volume one, illustrated with twenty-one plates, thirteen folding, eight full-page, with two unconstructed volvelles, two full-page and two double-page typographical tables extraneous to the collation; bound in full parchment, damaged, with three large holes in the parchment, singed around the edges.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Keywords

Amsterdam