4 VESCOVILE Atlas classical geography / Virtual Map Fair 109


Description: SEMINARIO VESCOVILE. [A fine 17th century atlas of classical geography]
Tabulae Geographicae, quibus Universa Geographia Vetus continetur... Padua: ex Typographia Seminarii, 1699. Folio, 4 parts in one, recent half vellum with marbled boards; A letterpress section title, dedication & index to each part, 86 engraved maps (all but one double-page). Short marginal tear to map 44, maps 64-68 with tiny marginal worning at lower corner; armorial bookplate used to patch hole in first title.
A fine antique atlas of classical geography, with maps after after G. & N. Sanson, du Val & Cluver. Of particular interest is the map of the Americas titled 'Atlantis Insula' after Nicolas Sanson. Provenence: Ex-libris Bardi Serzelli, Florence.
Technique: Price in Pound Sterling 9,500.- In case of difference between prices in Sterling and Euro the Sterling price prevails.
  • Number: 1090619 (13460)
  • Dealer: Speculum Orbis Nauticum

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