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ERDMAN MACHENBAUER, J.A. - Der curiose und ... Nüssliche Dollmetscher..

ERDMAN MACHENBAUER, J.A. -  Der curiose und ... Nüssliche Dollmetscher..
Der curiose und ... Nüssliche Dollmetscher.. - ERDMAN MACHENBAUER, J.A.
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Title : Der curiose und ... Nüssliche Dollmetscher...
Date : Augsburg, 1748.
Size : 8.1 x 6.7 inches. / 20.5 x 17.0 cm.
Colouring : In attractive original colours.

Description : Rare atlas and containing geographical descriptions of all continents. Illustrated with 30 very finely engraved and beautifully coloured maps in attractive original strong colours.
The maps are engraved by Elias Baeck and all have very decorative cartouches, some with shields on each side, some including coats-of-arms and a banderole title in German and French across the top.
World map in double hemisphere, showing California as an island, Europe, Spain, France, England, Scandinavia, Russia, Poland, Hungary, Greece, Italy (4), Corsica (Cervoni, Image de la Corse, map 53): Switzerland, Netherlands, Germany (6), Czechoslovakia, Austria, Belgium, Asia, Africa, South America, 2 full page maps of America, California as an island (McLaughlin 141. Here described as a 1st and 2nd state, but as printed next to each other they are printed from two different plates. One map with 4 medallions portraits of Tachard, de Salle, Columbus and Drake. McLaughlin does not give the source.)

Some pages a little brown spotting but generally very fine and very decorative and rare.

Karl Friedrich von Baden gewidmetes, von dem Herausgeber der Augsburger Zeitung verfasstes enzyklopädisches Handbuch, das vor allem wegen seiner prachtvollen Karten berühmt wurde, hier in besonders schönen Zuständen, in sauberem und feinem Altkolorit. Die Karten mit einer Weltkarte in zwei Globen sowie einer weiteren Karten "Der neuen Welt Begriff bestehende in 2 Haubt- Theilen als Nord-America und Sud-America" mit 2 Globen Amerika, dann Kontinentkarten von Europa, Asien, Afrika und Südamerika, sodann Detailkarten der Länder Spanien, Frankreich (mit Extrakarte Korsika), Großbritannien, Skandinavien, Niederlanden, Russland, Baltikum, Ungarn, Griechenland, Italien, u. a. Toskana und Sizilien), Schweiz, Deutschland und Österreich, Böhmen und Schlesien etc. Die meisten, teils von Elias Baeck gestochenen Karten zeigen hübsche figürliche Kartuschen, Rahmen und heraldische Randleisten. Es folgen auf die Karten bezogene geographische Beschreibungen und ein ausführliches Lexikon.
Die übrigen Teile enthalten eine "Philosophia moralis", ein Sprach- und Sitten-Handbuch in sechssprachigem Paralleltext sowie ein allgemeines Realienlexikon.

Condition : 8vo. Contemp. half calf spine with gilt label. Frontispiece, title page, pp.12,9,cxixi: 368,3,30 double page maps 414,7,140, table 19pp. illustrated with 17 folding maps, 556,10pp.

ID: 08150

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