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3012T Marlborough
May 23, 2017 12:00 PM - June 2, 2017 10:00 AMCalender

Maps and Plates, Eight Unframed.

Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 3012T Location: Marlborough Date / Time: May 23, 2017 12:00PM


Maps and Plates, Eight Unframed. Including: a hand-colored example of Joseph Nicholas De L'Isle's Carte des Nouvelles Decouvertes au Nord de la Mer du Sud, Venice: Santini, 1776, illustrating the Northern Pacific Ocean, North America and Asia, and the Bay of the West; three maps from Vincenzo Maria Coronelli's Atlante Veneto: Mare del Nord; Planisfero del Mondo Nuovo; and Planisfero de Mondo Vecchio, all three Venice, 1691, uncolored; Pierre Moullart-Sanson's Hemisphere Occidental du Globe Terrestre veu en Concave, Paris: dans le Cloitre de St Nicolas du Louvre, 1713, from Sanson's Introduction a la Geographie, hand-outlining in color; [and] three leaves from the Jesuit emblem book, Imago Primi Saeculi Societatis Iesu, Antwerp: Plantin, 1640, pages 317/318, 321/322, and 325/326, each with an image on each side, three of the plates contain globes. (8)
Estimate $500-700

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Vincenzo Maria Coronelli, Pierre Moullart-Sanson, Antwerp, Paris