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OGILBY, JOHN. AFRICA. LONDON: THOMAS JOHNSON, 1670

Schätzpreis
8.000 $ - 12.000 $
Zuschlagspreis:
n. a.
Auktionsarchiv: Los-Nr. 74

OGILBY, JOHN. AFRICA. LONDON: THOMAS JOHNSON, 1670

Schätzpreis
8.000 $ - 12.000 $
Zuschlagspreis:
n. a.
Beschreibung:

Ogilby, John Africa: being an Accurate Description of the Regions of Aegypt, Barbary, Lybia, and Billedulgerid, The Land of Negroes, Guinee, Aethiopia, and the Abyssines ... Their Customs, Modes, and Manners, Languages ... their Wonderful Plants, Beasts, Birds, and Serpents. London: Thomas Johnson for the Author, 1670 Folio (16 5/8 x 10 5/8 in.; 422 x 270 mm). Engraved allegorical title, title printed in red and black, 52 engraved maps and views (of which 2 are folding and 41 double-page), 9 printed tables, 46 engraved text illustrations, engraved head- and tail-pieces (some by W. Hollar); without half-title, light dampstain in lower outer corner of first few quires and on the occasional leaf elsewhere, clean fold tears in lower margins of several plates, clean marginal tear in leaves Vv3 and Ggg5, a few (4) plates with light marginal browning. Contemporary mottled calf, blind-ruled double-line border, blind-tooled central panel with roll-tooled floral border and triangular stamps built up on each side, floral stamps at four corners, spine richly gilt, gilt-stamped red leather title label on spine; rebacked with original spine laid down, edges rubbed, a few scuffs and scratches.

Auktionsarchiv: Los-Nr. 74
Auktion:
Datum:
14.12.2012
Auktionshaus:
Sotheby's
New York
Beschreibung:

Ogilby, John Africa: being an Accurate Description of the Regions of Aegypt, Barbary, Lybia, and Billedulgerid, The Land of Negroes, Guinee, Aethiopia, and the Abyssines ... Their Customs, Modes, and Manners, Languages ... their Wonderful Plants, Beasts, Birds, and Serpents. London: Thomas Johnson for the Author, 1670 Folio (16 5/8 x 10 5/8 in.; 422 x 270 mm). Engraved allegorical title, title printed in red and black, 52 engraved maps and views (of which 2 are folding and 41 double-page), 9 printed tables, 46 engraved text illustrations, engraved head- and tail-pieces (some by W. Hollar); without half-title, light dampstain in lower outer corner of first few quires and on the occasional leaf elsewhere, clean fold tears in lower margins of several plates, clean marginal tear in leaves Vv3 and Ggg5, a few (4) plates with light marginal browning. Contemporary mottled calf, blind-ruled double-line border, blind-tooled central panel with roll-tooled floral border and triangular stamps built up on each side, floral stamps at four corners, spine richly gilt, gilt-stamped red leather title label on spine; rebacked with original spine laid down, edges rubbed, a few scuffs and scratches.

Auktionsarchiv: Los-Nr. 74
Auktion:
Datum:
14.12.2012
Auktionshaus:
Sotheby's
New York
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