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[ Facsimile] BLAEU, J. - Le grand atlas ou cosmographie Blauiana. (Atlas major).
Selling price: $4500
Sold in 2008
12 volumes with 609 double-page maps (partly colored.). Large-folio. Dimensions of the total packet : 65 x 55 x 35 cm [ ca 26 x 22 x 14 ins ]. Original imitation vellum with richly gilt decorated spines & sides. On the backs are blue labels with the title and the number of the volume in gold.
Printed in a limited edition of 1000 numbered copies.
This copy is number 312.
A complete facsimile of the extremely rare original edition. Together with : C. KOEMAN, Joan Blaeu and his Grand Atlas. Introduction to the facsimile edition of Le grand atlas, 1663. Amsterdam, (1970). With many illustrations and very interesting stories about the Blaeu-family and their printing emporium of maps and atlases. Original imitation vellum.
Shipping/handling for this heavy (100KG / 220LB)atlas: free delivery in The Netherlands and Belgium, United States:$1300, Japan: $1650, South Africa:$1800, West Europa and Scandinavia:$900
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