SCHENCK (PETER) and Others Atlas Contractus
Lot 192
COMPOSITE ATLAS
Sold for £25,200 (US$ 41,787) inc. premium
Lot Details
COMPOSITE ATLAS
A fine Dutch composite atlas, probably compiled by Peter Schenck, hand-coloured engraved frontispiece featuring mythological figures and a globe (Atlas Contractus by Peter Schenck), 120 maps by Schenck, Visscher, de Wit and others (11 folding, the remainder double-page), fine contemporary hand colour, most with decorative title-cartouches, some with letterpress key to place names brightly coloured in green, pink and yellow and pasted on as wings (the green of some of these rotted, and in one case with loss), some browned or spotted, a few lightly dampstained at top margin, map of Holland with short tear at fold, contemporary Dutch vellum, folio (535 x 350mm.), Amsterdam, [c.1705]

Footnotes

  • A FINELY COLOURED COMPOSITE ATLAS FROM THE BEGINNING OF THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY. The contents include:

    51 maps by Visscher, including Insulae Americane; Novi Belgii [Burden 315 (State 4)]; Indiae Orientalis; Exactissima totius Archipelagi nec non Graeciae Hiberniae Regnum; Angliae Regnum. 3 maps by de Wit, including Nova Persiae, Armeniae...et Arabiae [Tibbetts 121]; Totius Africae; Terra Nova; Barbariae et Guineae maritimi; Novissima et Accuratissima...Americae; Asiae; Europae; Nova Orbis Tabula. 9 maps by Schenck, including Etats de l'Empire du Grand Seigneur des Turcs; La Scandanavie et les environs. 3 maps by Sanson, including Iudaea, seu Terra Sancta; La Russie Blanche. With further maps by Valck, de Ram, Pieter Persoy, Moses Pitt, Janssonius, Moll and Allard.
Auction information

This sale is now finished. If you are interested in consigning in future sales, please contact the specialist department. If you have queries about lots purchased in this sale, please contact customer services.

Buyers' Obligations

ALL BIDDERS MUST AGREE THAT THEY HAVE READ AND UNDERSTOOD BONHAMS' CONDITIONS OF SALE AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THEM, AND AGREE TO PAY THE BUYER'S PREMIUM AND ANY OTHER CHARGES MENTIONED IN THE NOTICE TO BIDDERS. THIS AFFECTS THE BIDDERS LEGAL RIGHTS.

If you have any complaints or questions about the Conditions of Sale, please contact your nearest customer services team.

Buyers' Premium and Charges

For all Sales categories excluding Wine, Coins & Medals and Motor Cars and Motorcycles:

Buyer's Premium Rates
25% on the first £50,000 of the Hammer Price
20% from £50,001 to £1,000,000 the Hammer Price
12% from £1,000,001 of the Hammer Price

VAT at the current rate of 20% will be added to the Buyer's Premium and charges excluding Artists Resale Right.

Payment Notices

Payment in advance: by cash, check with banker's card, credit card, bank draft or traveler's cheque.

Payment at collection: by credit or debit card.

Credit card charges: a surcharge of 2% is applicable when using Mastercard, Visa and overseas debit cards.

Shipping Notices

For information and estimates on domestic and international shipping as well as export licenses please contact Bonhams Shipping Department.

Lot symbols
Exempt from tax

Zero rated for VAT, no VAT will be added to the Hammer Price or the Buyer's Premium.