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(EXPLORATION) MONTANUS, ARNOLDUS
Die unbekante neue welt, order beschreibung des welt-teils Ameriker, und des Sud-Landes . . . Amsterdam: Jacob von Meurs, 1673.

4to, contemporary worn vellum, titles printed in black and red. First German translation, much more rare than the Dutch original, with 15 (of 16) maps, 26 (of 32) double-page views, 6 portraits, and 70 large plates in text. With correct plates pasted over pages 49r and 92v. Lacking 1 map, 6 double-page plates and engraved title page; title page, preface and view of "Potosi" detached; large fold-out map of America lacking large portions with a significant tear to center; lower right corner of first 20 pages shaved; many pages with small chipping along lower edge; 1-3 inch tears to some pages; intermittent foxing and darkening, with some pages evenly darkened; vellum significantly worn and partially detached from backstrip; library stamp of State Library Indianapolis, Indiana to p. 1. An unsophisticated copy of this desirable translation of Montanus' atlas, nearly complete.
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Condition: 1 inch tears along top edge of 2 pages (77 and 359); 1 - 2 inch tears on lower edge of 14 pages (29, 30, 43, 47, 49, 61, 105, 111, 117, 253, 257, 333, 365, 577, 579), 4 inch tears to lower edge of 4 pages (73, 89, 155, 583); larger portions of the fore edge or corners torn on 5 pages (135, 233, 415, 511 and 521); 3 inch repaired tear to page 157; many pages with dampstain in lower right corner; circular dampstain along top edge of 513-519;
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(EXPLORATION) MONTANUS, ARNOLDUS. Die unbkejante neue w

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Aug 12, 2010
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0005: (EXPLORATION) MONTANUS, ARNOLDUS. Die unbkejante neue w

Sold for $3,600
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Est. $2,000 - $4,000Starting Price $1,000
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(EXPLORATION) MONTANUS, ARNOLDUS
Die unbekante neue welt, order beschreibung des welt-teils Ameriker, und des Sud-Landes . . . Amsterdam: Jacob von Meurs, 1673.

4to, contemporary worn vellum, titles printed in black and red. First German translation, much more rare than the Dutch original, with 15 (of 16) maps, 26 (of 32) double-page views, 6 portraits, and 70 large plates in text. With correct plates pasted over pages 49r and 92v. Lacking 1 map, 6 double-page plates and engraved title page; title page, preface and view of "Potosi" detached; large fold-out map of America lacking large portions with a significant tear to center; lower right corner of first 20 pages shaved; many pages with small chipping along lower edge; 1-3 inch tears to some pages; intermittent foxing and darkening, with some pages evenly darkened; vellum significantly worn and partially detached from backstrip; library stamp of State Library Indianapolis, Indiana to p. 1. An unsophisticated copy of this desirable translation of Montanus' atlas, nearly complete.
Condition
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<br><br>Condition: 1 inch tears along top edge of 2 pages (77 and 359); 1 - 2 inch tears on lower edge of 14 pages (29, 30, 43, 47, 49, 61, 105, 111, 117, 253, 257, 333, 365, 577, 579), 4 inch tears to lower edge of 4 pages (73, 89, 155, 583); larger portions of the fore edge or corners torn on 5 pages (135, 233, 415, 511 and 521); 3 inch repaired tear to page 157; many pages with dampstain in lower right corner; circular dampstain along top edge of 513-519;

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