Lot 125 of 312:
Introductionis in Universam Geographiam 1667  

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Title:
Introductio in Universam Geographiam
Author:
Cluverius, Philippus
Place:
Guelpherbyti [Wolfenbuttel, Germany]
Publisher:
Conradi Bunonis
Date:
1667
Description:

[6], 680, [84] pp. With 40 folding maps, 3 additional plates including extra engraved title page. (8vo) 19x15 cm (7½x6"),  period decoratively tooled pigskin, 3 raised spine bands, spine label, metal clasps.

This work was first published in 1624 without maps. Another edition, with only 38 maps, was published in 1661, in Amsterdam, by Elzevier.

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Condition:
Staining to pigskin, leather cracking at top joint, loss to spine label with title faded, metal clasps present and in working order; early writing to title page, minor wormholes to initial leaves, interior otherwise clean with just a few instances of light spotting, a solid copy; interior very good or better.
 
Item number:
309230
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