SANSON D'ABBEVILLE, NICHOLAS. 1600-1667.
L'Asie en plusieurs cartes, nouvelles, et exactes; etc. Paris: chez l'autheur, 1662.
4to (235 x 165 mm). , 104 pp. 17 double-page engraved maps hand-colored in outline. Period mottled calf, raised bands, spines gilt. Dampstaining throughout extending approx 60 cm from upper margin, r.f.e.p. chipped, early reback with corners renewed, light chipping to spines.
Provenance: Jacobi Lemes (period ownership inscription).
A small atlas featuring maps of India, Persia, China, Japan, the Maldives, Arabia, and the Philippines, among others. Most maps dated 1652, with one dated 1653 and a few undated. Cf. Phillips 494.
US$ 1,500 - 2,500
£990 - 1,600
1,200 - 1,900
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