Auction 27 / Graphics & Books

tue 1 OCTOBER -  thu 3 OCTOBER 2019
Lot 1204

Con la celebre mappa a forma di cuore

Honter Johannes

Atlanti, Geografia e viaggi, Geografia e viaggi

Circuli sphaerae cum V zonis.

[Tiguri: apud Froschouerum, 1546].

In-8° (mm 154x95). Leaves [16] with 1 title page with woodcut vignette, one illustration on its verso and 13 woodcut double paged maps, except one of them. This is a collection only of the maps originally contained in the Rudimenta cosmographica. Mounted copy, with traces of scotch tape on the internal margine of the maps and 4 small reintegrated lacks. Modern binding in ancient parchment.

Very rare atlas, published with the  Rudimenta cosmographica, The work is particularly wanted by the collectors because of its heart-shaped map by the title of Universalis Cosmographia, here in its first edition. Cfr. Adams H-831; European Americana 546/18; Sabin 32794; Shirley 86.

Base price
EUR 2.000,00
sold : Registration