Lot 1912. Hondius, J.; J. Janssonius.

Starting price:€ 18 000
Auction date:03.07.2020   10:00 UTC +02:00
ID 367481
Lot 1912 | Hondius, J.; J. Janssonius.
Hondius, J.; J. Janssonius. Atlantis novi pars secunda exhibens Germaniam inferiorem, Galliam, Helvetiam, atque Hispaniam. Amsterdam, Hondius & Janssonius 1638. Gr.Fol. With altkol. stamped titles & 112 dplblattgroß, altkol. Copper cards. 8 Bl. Print Text, 2 Bl. Index & book binder statement. Original parchment with hs. Title on the spine, lid & Rückenverg., Gold cut. (Slightly stained u. rubbed, without the bands).

Koeman I, 1:401.2 A. - Latin edition of the second volume of the three-volume Atlas novus, Publisher's statement on the stamped title in the present case, in variant b (Hondius in front of Janssonius called). Includes maps of the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg (38), France (54) Switzerland (6), as well as Spain and Portugal (14). - Overall, well-received, the green color easily anoxydiert. Low browned and slightly stained, only about 20 cards a little more tanned or brown wrinkled stained, and occasionally in the middle. 2 cards (Herzogenbusch, on the Lower Scheldt area) with 2 guard spots in the image, the first map of which 1 is started. Gest. Title in the edges browned & with 2 kl. Edge tears, map of Catalonia with Eckabriss (without image loss). Latin edition of the second volume of the three-volume atlas novus, imprint, in a variant b with Hondius' name is mentioned first. With engraved title and 112 double-page engr. maps, all in fine contemporary colouring. - Slight oxidation to green colouring. Minor browning or staining, stronger to around 20 maps; occasional creasing at center. 2 wax stains to 2 maps each (1 with small crack at image). Marginal brwoning and 2 small marginal tears to engr. title, corner, tear to 1 map (without loss of image). A fine copy bound in publisher's vellum is, minor staining, slightly rubbed, lacking ties.

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