Description: Folio (430 x 295 mm), title printed in red, text in double columns, initial spaces, a few woodcut and typographic diagrams in text, suite of 28 full-sheet woodcut maps, later sheep, final map with seventeenth-century manuscript note,
light spotting, marginal dust-soiling to title, a few small marginal wormholes, small tear to dedication leaf, binding refurbished with joints starting (slightly bowed)
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: Phillips, Atlases 358; Shirley 31, 32; Sabin 66477; Stevens, Ptolemy 43; Adams P2218
Provenance: Johannes Castani, Camphius (of Kampmann), 1675, signature on title; Russeaulx, signature on title
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