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Map Lot, Four Early Maps of New England, Cremona, Languedoc, and Bardowick, Germany.

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2764B
Lot:
480
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Books & Manuscripts - 2764B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 16, 2014 10:00AM

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Map Lot, Four Early Maps of New England, Cremona, Languedoc, and Bardowick, Germany.
Rigobert Bonne's (1727-1795) Carte de la Partie Nord, des Etats Unis, de L'Amerique Septentrionale, [Paris, c. 1787], uncolored, central vertical fold, loss of thickness to paper from the verso when guard was stripped out, 14 1/2 x 10 in.
Antonio Campi's (1536-1591) Agri Cremonensis Typus, from Abraham Ortelius's Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, Antwerp, 1609, hand-colored engraving, two joined sheets, typographical text on verso of left sheet, some discoloration along the fold, spots, 21 1/4 x 16 3/4 in.
Willem Blaeu's Languedoc, Amsterdam, [c. 1635], very detailed engraved map of Southern France, hand-colored, typographical text on the verso in Dutch, 22 x 18 in.
Daniel Friese's (1540-1611) Bardewick, Braun & Hogenberg, c. 1598-1618, hand-colored engraving, typographical text on the verso in Latin; extensive marginal chipping with loss, tears, delicate, 20 x 15 3/4 in.
[and] two other engravings.


Estimate $700-900


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Keywords

Bardowick, Germany, New England, Paris, Antonio Campi, Abraham Ortelius, Antwerp, Amsterdam, France, Southern France, Daniel Friese

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