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1720 Atlas: Descriptio Orbis Antiqui XLIV Tabulis
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DESCRIPTIO ORBIS ANTIQUI IN XLIV. TABULIS EXHIBITA A IO DAVIDE KOILERO
Noremberg: Christoph Weigel, 1720. Folio, engraved pictorial title page, engraved index of the 44 maps, and all 44 maps, double-page, original coloring.
Description of the ancient 44. plates presented by David Kohler / Historian and Politologist P.P. Altdorfini / Study and by works of the Christoph Weigel of Nuremberg / with the privilege of sacred Imperial Majesty.
Published: 1720 by Christoph Weigel (1654–1725).
Author: Johann David Koehler (1684–1755)
Latin:
Descriptio Orbis Antiqui in XLIV. Tabulis Exhibita a Io Davide Koilero
Hist. et Polit. P.P. Altdorfino
IO. DAVIDE KOILERO
Hist. et Polit. P.P. Altdorfino
studio atque opera
Christolfori Weigelii Norimbrgae.
cum Privilegio Sacre Caesarea Majestatis
Folio atlas in leather boards, contains original engraved title page, table of contents, 40 engraved hand colored double-page maps of the world, European countries, Asia, Africa. Arabia, Persia, Syria, Palestine, Egypt, and 4 double-page plans of Rome, Athens, Jerusalem, as well as the camp of the Israelites in Sinai. Early Medieval political mapsof Europe, Africa, Asia on pages 43/44. Multiple cartouches around maps.
Hungarian gift inscription on endpaper. The 1858 Joseph Limpens ownership inscription on LR of table of content.
Johann David Kohler (German, 1684 - 1755)
Condition
Contents Near Fine: all plates clean and brightly colored. Paper slightly yellowed, single moisture stain at LR corner of the index page. Leather binding rubbed at the corners and boards, spine VG. Please refer to photos or request additional info. The absence or brevity of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of ageing. Condition reports are obtained via email or by phone. Any condition statement given as a courtesy to a client is only an opinion and not to be treated as a statement of fact. Zikorn AH shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.
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1720 Atlas: Descriptio Orbis Antiqui XLIV Tabulis

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DESCRIPTIO ORBIS ANTIQUI IN XLIV. TABULIS EXHIBITA A IO DAVIDE KOILERO
Noremberg: Christoph Weigel, 1720. Folio, engraved pictorial title page, engraved index of the 44 maps, and all 44 maps, double-page, original coloring.
Description of the ancient 44. plates presented by David Kohler / Historian and Politologist P.P. Altdorfini / Study and by works of the Christoph Weigel of Nuremberg / with the privilege of sacred Imperial Majesty.
Published: 1720 by Christoph Weigel (1654–1725).
Author: Johann David Koehler (1684–1755)
Latin:
Descriptio Orbis Antiqui in XLIV. Tabulis Exhibita a Io Davide Koilero
Hist. et Polit. P.P. Altdorfino
IO. DAVIDE KOILERO
Hist. et Polit. P.P. Altdorfino
studio atque opera
Christolfori Weigelii Norimbrgae.
cum Privilegio Sacre Caesarea Majestatis
Folio atlas in leather boards, contains original engraved title page, table of contents, 40 engraved hand colored double-page maps of the world, European countries, Asia, Africa. Arabia, Persia, Syria, Palestine, Egypt, and 4 double-page plans of Rome, Athens, Jerusalem, as well as the camp of the Israelites in Sinai. Early Medieval political mapsof Europe, Africa, Asia on pages 43/44. Multiple cartouches around maps.
Hungarian gift inscription on endpaper. The 1858 Joseph Limpens ownership inscription on LR of table of content.
Johann David Kohler (German, 1684 - 1755)
Condition
...
Contents Near Fine: all plates clean and brightly colored. Paper slightly yellowed, single moisture stain at LR corner of the index page. Leather binding rubbed at the corners and boards, spine VG. Please refer to photos or request additional info. The absence or brevity of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of ageing. Condition reports are obtained via email or by phone. Any condition statement given as a courtesy to a client is only an opinion and not to be treated as a statement of fact. Zikorn AH shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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