Sale: 328 / Rare Books, Nov. 19./20. 2007 in Hamburg Lot 494

 
Iean Covens - Cóvens/Mortier, Atlas. 1797.


 
494
Iean Covens
Cóvens/Mortier, Atlas. 1797.
Estimate:
€ 300 / $ 342
Sold:
€ 1,920 / $ 2.188

(incl. 20% surcharge)
Lot description
Private Sammelband with 12 double-page engr. maps, coloured in outline. Amsterdam, J. Covens and P. Mortier [around 1735]. Contemp. half calf. Small 4to.
Private collection, late 18th century (title by hand "Atlas pour Frédéric Luckemeyer", dat. 1797). Contains a small, decorative selection of maps from the Nouvel atlas, très-exact et fort commode (Phillips/Le Gear 3488): Worldmap in two hemispheres (with surface colouring), Europe, Africa, Asia, North- and Southamerica as well as sowie Spain, France, Italy, Germany (with Switzerland and Austria), Great Britain and Greece. - 2 maps waterstained in the margin, 1 map with slightly torn centerfold, worldmap with verso mounted ms. title, Southamerica with small corner tearout. Binding somewhat scraped and stained.

494
Iean Covens
Cóvens/Mortier, Atlas. 1797.
Estimate:
€ 300 / $ 342
Sold:
€ 1,920 / $ 2.188

(incl. 20% surcharge)