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CLUVERII, Philippi (Philipp Cluver)

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Price: $6,000.00

Place Published: Amsterdam
Publisher: Jan Wolters
Date Published: 1697

Description: 323 pp. of text including table of contents and index; illustrated with 3 inserted tables and 43 maps, many of them folding. Beautifully engraved title page. 4to (9.5" x 7.5"), minor wear and scuffing to original calf binding, gilt spine in 6 compartments. Text in Latin. Ink inscription on first free fly page: Walter Bowman. Maps and text in excellent condition.

Comments: Stunningly printed maps, both contemporary and classical, of Europe, Africa, Asia, Asia Minor, the Holy Land and the Americas. Included is a beautiful double hemisphere map of the world. An avid traveler and geographer, Philipp Cluver (1580-1623) was born in Gdansk, but spent most of his life in Leiden. Originally published in 1624, this atlas was considered a standard for many years, as evidenced by its numerous reissues.

Binding: hardcover
Language: Latin
Type: Books

Book ID: 243712

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Hello. The book was just delivered in Paris. Thank you so much for taking such care in the packing of it, it arrived in excellent condition. It may be hard to believe but not everyone is so attentive... W. R.
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