Auction at: COUTON VEYRAC JAMAULT, l'Hôtel des Ventes de Nantes
Auction : 29 September, 2020 at 2PM

Lot N°. 1. SANSON, N. Le Monde par Nicolas Sanson d’Abbeville, Geographe ordinaire du Roy. A Paris chez N. Langlois rue St. Jacques à la Victoire, c. 1662-1664.
Folio, half red morocco, spine with 6 raised, gilt bands and gilt compartments, red morocco label with gilt title (19th century binding). Title page, (4) leaves of table and 131 maps in original colors.
Binding used, spine faded, lack of skin at lower spine end, weak hinges, rubbed cardboard covers, corners trimmed. Water stainings in the margins throughout the atlas partly affecting the maps. Some restored and reinforced maps.

Unrecorded edition by Nicolas Langlois of Nicolas Sanson’s world atlas, probably published ca. 1662-1664. The atlas includes an unusual engraved title-page « Le Monde par Nicolas Sanson d’Abbeville, Geographe ordinaire du Roy. A Paris chez N. Langlois rue St. Jacques à la Victoire. Avec Privil. du Roi ». The title is printed inside an engraved motif depicting a wreath of flowers.

Estimation : euros 10.000 - 12.000

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