Lot 319: Heylyn. COSMOGRAPHIE IN FOUR BOOKS 1666, (1667).
December 1, 2016
Falls Church, VA, USALive Auction
Description: [Geography/History] Peter Heylyn. COSMOGRAPHIE IN FOUR BOOKS Lon: Phillip Chetwind. Engr title: 1666. 1st printed title: 1666. 2nd printed title: 1665. The 6 divisional title pages are dated 1665; 1665; 1665; 1662; (nd); 1667. 3d. Edition on engr title, no edition statement on 1st printed title, The Third Edition on 2nd printed title leaf. An expansion of Heylyns Mikrokosmos. Lowndes p1059. Wing H1691A. Folio. Engr title + 3 (of 4) folding maps (Europe, Africa, and America). Collation: [engr title and first printed title inserted], A-Z6, Aa-Gg6, Hh-Hh4, Ii-Ii 4, Kk-Zz6, Aaa-Rrr6, Sss-Sss 4, Ttt-Zzz6, Aaaa-Hhhh6, (iiii)-(iiii6), Iiii-Zzzz4, Aaaaa-Ggggg4, Hhhhh-Hhhhh6, indexes Kkkkk-Ooooo 2, Pppp-Tttt2, followed by 1 more index page with its verso mounted to inside of rear cover. Leaf S 2 mis-signed S3. Index leaf Nnnnn mis-signed Nnnnn 2. Irregularly paginated: [16 prelim pages including engr title], I-739, [4 unnumbered pages], [page 740], 761-892, 899-934, 921-958, 961-1098, [4 pp], 1089-1095, , indexes  pp, plus 1 more index page with its verso mounted to inside of rear cover. Page 453 mispaginated 456, p456 453, p572 is 577, p577 is 572, p582 and 596 are 682 and 696, pp685-686 are 673 and 674, p797 is 796, p844 is 843. Africa partly split along fold. Europe has small tear to inner section. Map of America dampstained and has edgewear. Creasing to maps, prelims, and last leaves. Edge and corner wear to leaves at front and rear of volume. Folio. Full leather worn, covers separated, lacking eps. 8.0 Lb.