Lot 238: SEUTTER, MATTHAUS. Atlas Novus sive Tabulae Geographicae totius Orbis.
December 8, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: SEUTTER, MATTHAUS. Atlas Novus sive Tabulae Geographicae totius Orbis. Engraved hand-colored allegorical title, list of map contents pasted on final leaf of preliminaries, 29 double-page engraved maps, all beautifully colored by a contemporary hand with later additions. Folio, 21 3/4x13 inches, contemporary limp calf lettered in blind on upper cover, rubbed and worn with small loss to spine; lower right corner of title chipped but not affecting image, upper right corner of title and first text leaf lightly dampstained, maps are bright and clean. Augsburg, circa 1735
Notes: A fine atlas containing a beautiful double-hemispheric world map, four continents and a wide range of European subjects all resplendently hand-colored.