Amsterdam International Antiquarian Book & Map Fair

 
 

Exhibitor

Antiquariaat Plantijn
Ginnekenmarkt 5
4835 JC Breda
The Netherlands

Contact

Dieter D. Duncker

Phone

+31-76- 5604400 +31-76- 5604400

Email

sales@plantijnmaps.com

Website

www.plantijnmaps.com

Le Flambeau de la Navigation, monstrant la..
BLEAU, Willem Janszoon Le Flambeau de la Navigation, monstrant la description & delineation de toutes les Costes & Havres de la Mer Occidentale, Septentrionale, & Orientale. ... comprins en Deux livres. A quoy est adjoustée une Instruction de l'Art de Marine, avec Tables de la Declination du soleil suivant les Observations de Tycho Brahe, dressées sur le Méridian d'Amsterdam ... par Guilliaume Ianszoon. Amsterdam, Iohan Janssonius, 1620. 3 parts in one. Oblong (26.5 x 28 cm). With a view of Amsterdam from the Ye; With a lesson in hydrography here present, two printed titles with woodcut vignets, 42 double-page charts (24 x 55,5 cm); numerous woodcut diagrams and coastal profiles in the text; an engraved volvelle with moveable parts. Bound in 18th century vellum. First edition in French of Blaeu's famous pilot guide, published by Janssonius.

Koeman, Atlantes Neerlandici, IV, M.BI 23 (J); M.BI 24 (J) [We do not know of any copy of this edition]; Kebabian, H.C. Taylor Collection, 289.
Extremely rare specimen.
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