HEYLYN, PETER. 1600-1662. Cosmographie in Four Books. Containing the Chorographie and Historie of the Whole World.  London: Anne Seile, 1669.<BR />
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HEYLYN, PETER. 1600-1662. Cosmographie in Four Books. Containing the Chorographie and Historie of the Whole World. London: Anne Seile, 1669.
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HEYLYN, PETER. 1600-1662.
Cosmographie in Four Books. Containing the Chorographie and Historie of the Whole World. London: Anne Seile, 1669.
4 parts in 1. Folio (342 x 220 mm). [14], 271 (i.e. 301), [3]; [2], 226; [2], 230; [2], 162, [40] pp. Title page in red and black, separate title pages for each book (all but the one dated 1668). 4 engraved folding maps. Additional allegorical engraved title dated 1666, woodcut head-pieces and initials. Period calf, six raised bands. Small dampstain to map of Europe with repair to verso of same, small chip to blank margins of two maps, weak print at corners of American map, hole in bottom margin of R2, chip to second blank, light wear to binding.
Provenance: L.G.(?) (period ownership initials to first blank).

Fifth edition. The fourth book is devoted to America, and the map of America is present in this copy. Sabin 31655; Wing H1692A.
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