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MAPS & ATLASES - LOEFF MARITIME COLLECTION

by Swann Auction Galleries

Platinum House

732 lots | 148 with images

December 14, 2006

104 East 25th Street

New York, NY, 10010 USA

Phone: 212.254.4710

Fax: 212 979 1017

Email: swann@swanngalleries.com

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Lot 1: ASHER, ADAMS & HIGGINS. New Topographical Atlas and Gazetteer of Indiana.

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Description: ASHER, ADAMS & HIGGINS. New Topographical Atlas and Gazetteer of Indiana. 10 hand-colored engraved mapsheets. Folio, 445x320 mm, publisher's 1/2 roan, extremities rubbed, spine ends perished, covers spotted; hinges just starting; internally bright and quite clean. Rumsey 3203. New York, 1870 and 1871 All items are offered for sale subject to Swann Galleries' standard terms and conditions of sale, which are published in our catalogues and are posted below.

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Lot 2: ANVILLE, JEAN BAPTISTE BOURGUIGNON d''. Compendium of Ancient Geography.

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Description: ANVILLE, JEAN BAPTISTE BOURGUIGNON d'. Compendium of Ancient Geography. 10 engraved folding maps. 2 volumes. 8vo, early 1/2 calf, one cover loose. London, 1810 All items are offered for sale subject to Swann Galleries' standard terms and conditions of sale, which are published in our catalogues and are posted below.

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Lot 3: ANVILLE, JEAN BAPTISTE BOURGUIGNON d''. A Complete Body of Ancient Geography.

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Description: ANVILLE, JEAN BAPTISTE BOURGUIGNON d'. A Complete Body of Ancient Geography. 13 engraved maps, all but one double-page; all hand-colored in outline. Folio, 545x390 mm, early 1/4 roan, very worn; first 3 maps with margins trimmed close to or at the neatlines, scattered foxing and browning, few nicks at edges. London: Laurie and Whittle, 1808 A typed note mounted on the front free endpaper states that this atlas once belonged to James Kent, Chancellor of the state of New York, and that the atlas was given to him by Alexander Hamilton. All items are offered for sale subject to Swann Galleries' standard terms and conditions of sale, which are published in our catalogues and are posted below.

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BEAULIEU; Chevalier de. Les Plans et Profils des principales Villes et lieux considerable du Comte de Flandre.

Lot 4: BEAULIEU; Chevalier de. Les Plans et Profils des principales Villes et lieux considerable du Comte de Flandre.

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Description: BEAULIEU; Chevalier de. Les Plans et Profils des principales Villes et lieux considerable du Comte de Flandre. Engraved title, 82 engraved maps, plans, and dedication leaves. Small 8vo created at an early date from a small oblong 4to, with leaves neatly folded to double-page format and hinged in, lovely contemporary crimson morocco gilt extra with royal fleurs de lys within and intricate tooled botanical styled border. Paris, circa 1660 All items are offered for sale subject to Swann Galleries' standard terms and conditions of sale, which are published in our catalogues and are posted below.

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Lot 5: BLAKE, JOHN L. A Geographical, Chronological, and Historical Atlas.

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Description: BLAKE, JOHN L. A Geographical, Chronological, and Historical Atlas. Engraved folding double-hemispheric world map, hand-colored tables in the style of Lavoisne, illustrations. 8vo, publisher's 1/2 roan, quite worn. Rumsey 2909. New York, 1826 All items are offered for sale subject to Swann Galleries' standard terms and conditions of sale, which are published in our catalogues and are posted below.

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