Lot 314: Philippi Cluverii Introductio. 47 plates, 2 tables
December 1, 2016
Falls Church, VA, USALive Auction
Description: [Geography] PHILIPPI CLUVERII INTRODUCTIO IN UNIVERSAM GEOGRAPHIAM Tam veterem quam novam Tabulis Geographicis XLVI. ac Notic olim ornata a Johanne Bunone, Jam vero locupletata Additamentis & Annotationibus Joh. Frid. Hekelii & Joh. Reiskii. Amst: Joannem Wolters, 1697. Sabin 13805. Tipped to inner edge of ffep verso is a handwritten certificate on a folding sheet issued to a student, Jacobo Pook, Sep. 15,1700, signed by 3 people. 2 signatures are not legible, but 1 signature is Jac: Trigland. 49 plates and foldouts: (47 engraved plates and 2 folding tables). The engravings include 43 maps (mostly double-page or folding), engr title, 3 other plates, and a small title page engraving. , 368, 367-565, blank , index pp. Collation: [title leaf], *2-*3, **-**4, ***-***4, A-Z4, Aa-Zz4, Aaa-Zzz4, Aaaa-Iiii 4, Kkkk-Kkkk3, in 4s. Yy2 mis-signed Y2. 3V2 mis-signed Tvv 2. 4to. Vellum; very good, covers slightly bowed. Pencil inscription by a previous owner on ffep (dated 1911, describing the books chain of ownership). Bookplate and ink name on the front pastedown. Maps mostly near fine. 3.6 Lb.