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Gregorii, Johann Gottfried (1685-1770) Atlas Portatilis, oder Compendieuse Vorstellung Der Gantzen Welt: in einer kleinen Cosmographie.

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2764B
Lot:
261
Sold for:
$431$350

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Books & Manuscripts - 2764B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 16, 2014 10:00AM

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Gregorii, Johann Gottfried (1685-1770) Atlas Portatilis, oder Compendieuse Vorstellung Der Gantzen Welt: in einer kleinen Cosmographie. Nuremberg: Johann Christoph Weigel, 1770.
Octavo, folding double-page title printed in red and black, illustrated with twenty-nine of the thirty double-page plates (mostly maps) as called for in the register, all hand-colored; contemporary boards, sewing structure perished, some mildew in the lower right corner throughout, 6 3/4 x 4 in.
[and] Christian Ernst Wunsch's (1744-1828) Kosmologische Unterhaltungen fur junge Freunde der Naturerkenntniss, volume one, Leipzig: Breitkopf, 1794, octavo, illustrated with nineteen folding plates of astronomical subjects, the two most elaborate of which are hand-colored and depict the constellations, contemporary half-leather and paste-paper boards, worn, light foxing throughout, edges of plates projecting from textblock, with attendant marginal wear, 6 1/4 x 3 3/4 in. (2)
Estimate $700-900


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Johann Gottfried, Nuremberg, Johann Christoph Weigel, Christian Ernst Wunsch, Leipzig

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