Description: Folio (570 x 352mm.), dedication leaf, 16 pages of text in Dutch, including index of 40 charts, printed title within elaborate engraved allegorical border incorporating vignette, 41 double-page or folding engraved sea and coastal charts, CONTEMPORARY HAND-COLOUR, some heightened in gold, all mounted on guards, original Dutch vellum gilt,
scattered marginal tears or repairs, minor browning or spotting, binding slightly worn
Condition Report: Condition is described in the main body of the catalogue, where appropriate.
"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."
Literature: Koeman IV, Goos 5A (the charts as 1B, with most revisions as described under 5A); National Maritime Museum III.92 & 94
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