06-01-2013 06-01-2013
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June 1, 2013 11:00AMCalender

Blaeu, Joan (1596-1673) Novum ac Magnum Theatrum Urbium Belgicae Foederate.

Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 2658B Location: Boston Date / Time: June 01, 2013 11:00AM


Blaeu, Joan (1596-1673) Novum ac Magnum Theatrum Urbium Belgicae Foederate. [and] Novum ac Magnum Teatrum Urbium Belgicae Regiae. Amsterdam: Blaeu, [1649].
Two large folio volumes, each with engraved title with typographical title in inner compartment printed on a separate slip and pasted onto the sheet, over a blank compartment, as found in other copies; illustrated with maps, views, and plans as called for in the index: 171 plates in the Foederate, and 142 plates in the Regiae; bound in full uniform contemporary gold-tooled red morocco with later repairs to spines and edges, a.e.g.; some of the repairs loosening, and becoming detached, boards rubbed, contents good, ex libris Baron Leverhulme [William Lever] (1851-1925) and Henry B.B. Beaufoy (1750-1795), with their bookplates, 20 3/4 x 13 1/4 in. (2)
Estimate $15,000-20,000

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Amsterdam, Henry B.B. Beaufoy, William Lever