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Auction Description for Swann: Maps & Atlases - Decorative Graphics

Maps & Atlases - Decorative Graphics

by Swann Auction Galleries

Platinum House

270 lots | 80 with images

June 17, 2004

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: ADRICHOMIUS, CHRISTIANUS. Theatrum terrae sanctae. 9 (of 12) folding engraved maps, including large map of Palestine (frayed along bottom edge).

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Description: ADRICHOMIUS, CHRISTIANUS. Theatrum terrae sanctae. 9 (of 12) folding engraved maps, including large map of Palestine (frayed along bottom edge). Folio, old vellum, spine ends damaged; contents variously browned and dampstained, worming in middle of volume with some text loss, maps unaffected. Cologne, 1593

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Lot 2: ARROWSMITH, AARON. A New General Atlas. 52 (of 53) engraved maps, lacking the map of South America. 4to, disbound; title-page and final map a bit

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Description: ARROWSMITH, AARON. A New General Atlas. 52 (of 53) engraved maps, lacking the map of South America. 4to, disbound; title-page and final map a bit frayed at edges and soiled, few other scattered nicks at edges and some foxing on the maps. London, (1817)

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Lot 3: BEAULIEU, SEBASTIAN de PANTAULT; Sieur de. Les Plans et Profils... de Catalogne. bound with 7 other parts of European areas (Luxembourg, Namur,

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Description: BEAULIEU, SEBASTIAN de PANTAULT; Sieur de. Les Plans et Profils... de Catalogne. bound with 7 other parts of European areas (Luxembourg, Namur, Gueldre, Cambray, etc). Together, 187 engraved maps and town views, including the engraved titles. Oblong 4to, contemporary sheep, needs rebinding; initial leaves darkened, but most bright and clean; ex-library, with several inked stamps of the Admiralty Office Library (not on the plates). Paris, circa 1665

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BONNE, RIGOBERT.  Atlas de Toutes les Parties Connues du Globe Terrestre.  50 engraved double-page maps. 4to, contemporary speckled calf, front cover

Lot 4: BONNE, RIGOBERT. Atlas de Toutes les Parties Connues du Globe Terrestre. 50 engraved double-page maps. 4to, contemporary speckled calf, front cover

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Description: BONNE, RIGOBERT. Atlas de Toutes les Parties Connues du Globe Terrestre. 50 engraved double-page maps. 4to, contemporary speckled calf, front cover detached, worn; scattered foxing and toning, half-title trimmed. [Geneva, 1780]

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RARE POCKET ISSUE FINLEY, ANTHONY.  A New American Atlas.  Scarce pocket-issue, with 15 hand-colored maps on 14 mapsheets. 12mo, publisher's

Lot 5: RARE POCKET ISSUE FINLEY, ANTHONY. A New American Atlas. Scarce pocket-issue, with 15 hand-colored maps on 14 mapsheets. 12mo, publisher's

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Description: RARE POCKET ISSUE FINLEY, ANTHONY. A New American Atlas. Scarce pocket-issue, with 15 hand-colored maps on 14 mapsheets. 12mo, publisher's wallet-style roan, a trifle worn and stained, lacking the flap; maps generally quite bright and clean, with a few short separations at folds and some minor browning; with index and population tables as pastedowns. Philadelphia, [1826]

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