AUCTION RESULTS FROM AUCTION 348, 13-14 Nov. 2018
(MERCATOR, G. & J. HONDIUS. Atlas ofte Afbeeldinghe vande gantsche Weerldt. (…) Nu eerst uyt het Latyn in onse Nederlantsche Tale getranslateert. Amst., J. Janssen (Janssonius), 1634). W. 151 (of 183, perhaps 182) double-p. maps, with cont. outline colouring. Fol. No binding present. (Maps a bit rumpled/misfolded in places, splits and tears in places (sometimes running into image), margins dam. in places, atlas once subject to damp/humidity (w. resultant traces: faint stains, browning, faded colours and very faint stencilling in places), but maps in general in reasonable/good condition (espec. at the end of the atlas)).
estimate EUR 8.000 EUR 11.000¶ First edition of the Mercator-Hondius atlas with Dutch text. Including the majority of the maps of Europe, but also with the maps of Persia, Africa, Morocco, Japan, China, East-Indies, America, Virginia & Florida, Cuba (a.o.), Bermuda. Lacking i.a. world map, title, index and prelims (only remnants of the prelims and the damaged 'double portrait' of Mercator and Hondius present). Cf. Koeman ME39A (183 maps) or ME39B (variant edition with 182 maps) for a list of all the maps. Circa 118 maps more or less attached to stubs and 33 maps are loosely added. Each map c. 460 x 550 mm (incl. margins which have not been trimmed in the past). List of maps available on request. - Sold w.a.f., not subject to return.
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