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Atlas Maior of 1665: Anglia,Scotia et Hibernia

£19.99

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This work contains maps of England, Ireland, and Scotland from Joan Blaeu's exquisite world atlas of 1665. "The Atlas Maior", the cartographical masterpiece of the Baroque period, was brought out between 1662 and 1665 by the Amsterdam publisher Joan Blaeu, one of Holland's leading cartographers. Originally appearing in Latin, the atlas comprised 594 maps in 11 volumes, which depicted the whole of the world as known to early modern Europe. It was the largest and most expensive book published during the 17th century. For more than 100 years, it remained the definitive atlas of the world, and today is among the most sought-after and valuable antiquarian rarities.

As new condition and comes in 2 volumes.

Item details

Author(s):
Joan Blaeu
Condition:
As new
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
612
Publisher:
Taschen

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This work contains maps of England, Ireland, and Scotland from Joan Blaeu's exquisite world atlas of 1665. "The Atlas Maior", the cartographical masterpiece of the Baroque period, was brought out between 1662 and 1665 by the Amsterdam publisher Joan Blaeu, one of Holland's leading cartographers. Originally appearing in Latin, the atlas comprised 594 maps in 11 volumes, which depicted the whole of the world as known to early modern Europe. It was the largest and most expensive book published during the 17th century. For more than 100 years, it remained the definitive atlas of the world, and today is among the most sought-after and valuable antiquarian rarities.

As new condition and comes in 2 volumes.

Author(s):
Joan Blaeu
Condition:
As new
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
612
Publisher:
Taschen

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