Auction 358 Old & Rare Books - Various subjects

ATLASES -- SCHOTANUS À STERRINGA, B. Uitbeeldinge der Heerlijkheit Friesland. Zoo in 't algemeen als in haare 30 bijzondere Grietenijen. (Leeuw.), Fr. Halma, 1718. (2) lvs. W. fine engr. allegorical front. by Folkema, full-p. engr. coat of arms of Friesland, 2 full-p. dedicatory engr. consisting of coats of arms (i.a. of noble Frisian families), and 39 engr. double-p. maps, of which 2 extra large, all superbly cold. by a cont. hand. Lge-fol. Late 19th c. h. marbled cf. w. simili reptile print covers.

Second revised and enlarged edition of the first atlas of the Dutch province of Friesland, the pictorial decoration of 22 of the maps being executed by the brothers Jan and Caspar Luyken. All the maps and plates magnificently coloured by hand. With printed table of content laid down on inside front cover, every map also with small printed index label on v°-sides. - Koeman III, Schot2.

€ 4000

result € 3200

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