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Per Donald Heald Rare Books

BLAEU, Jan (1596-1673). [Grooten atlas…] Achtste Stuck der Aerdrycks-Beschryving, welck vervat Spaenien, Africa, en America [Atlas Major, in Dutch, volume VIII, Spain, Africa and the Americas]. Amsterdam: uytgegeven by Joan Blaeu, [No date]-1665-1665. 3 parts in one volume. Contemporary Dutch vellum An outstanding extra-illustrated copy of the volume of Blaeu’s “Atlas Major” comprising maps of Spain, Africa and the Americas: a sumptuously coloured copy with the maps heightened in gold.



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