MERCATOR (GERARD) and JODOCUS HONDIUS Historia mundi: or Mercator's Atlas...englished by W[ye] S[altonstall]
Lot 325
MERCATOR (GERARD) and JODOCUS HONDIUS Historia mundi: or Mercator's Atlas...englished by W[ye] S[altonstall]
Sold for £5,405 (US$ 8,441) inc. premium

Lot Details
MERCATOR (GERARD) and JODOCUS HONDIUS
Historia mundi: or Mercator's Atlas...englished by W[ye] S[altonstall], FIRST EDITION, variant issue, additional engraved emblematic title by G. Glover with "second edition" and 1637 imprint, 177 (of 183) engraved maps by Hondius, R. Hall, P. van der Keere and J. van Loon, woodcut initials and decorations, woodcut diagrams in text, lacking C6, I1, R2, R5, 2M4, 5 and 6, some pages misnumbered, map of Flanders with margins cut close, smudged manuscript heading to map of Catalonia, 4G3 and 4 repaired with loss to text, faint library blind stamp to "Meaning of the frontispiece" leaf and a few other leaves, contemporary sprinkled calf, worn, [Koeman 11 p.549; cf. Phillips, Atlases 451 and 4255; STC 17826], small folio (305 by 200mm.), Michael Sparke and Samuel Cartwright, 1635

Footnotes

  • With the duplicate map of New Spain, as usual.
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