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Notitia Orbis Antiqui, sive Geographia Plenior, Ab ortu Rerumpublicarum ad Constantinorum tempera Orbis terrarum faciem declarans by Christopher Cellarius - Hardcover - 1703 - from E C Books and Biblio.co.uk

Notitia Orbis Antiqui, sive Geographia Plenior, Ab ortu Rerumpublicarum ad Constantinorum tempera Orbis terrarum faciem declarans

by Christopher Cellarius

Condition: Very Good/N


Cantabrigiae [Cambridge] : Joannis Oweni, 1703 A very good early copy of this atlas of the ancient world which was first published in Leipzig in 1701. In 2 volumes with contemporary full leather bindings; frontispiece portrait of Cellarius; 33 folding maps; one folding diagram; and decorative initial capitals, head and tailpieces. Vol I: blank; frontispiece; title page 1703 in red and black with vignette; dedication 5pp; Preface 4pp; Contents listing 1p; Text with initial vignette, 20 folding maps and one folding diagram pp 1-862 with errata list on final page; index 38pp. Vol II: blank; title page 1706 in red and black with vignette; dedication 5pp; 'Benevolo Lectori' 3pp; Contents 2pp; Text (Asia) p 1-544; half title Africa; text pp 3-266; 13 maps (distributed through the book); index 38pp; blank. Both bindings are sound and have raised bands, gilt tooling to the spines and title and volume labels. They have wear - particularly to the base of the spine and corners, and some rubbing to joints. Vol I is particularly bright and clean internally. There is a small repaired margin tear to p5/6. Vol II has brown toning to the paper and occasional small staining mostly to the top outer page corners.There is a little creasing at p 3-5. All the maps in both volumes are in very good complete clean condition.
Multi-volume Set

  • Bookseller: E C Books GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 031962
  • Title: Notitia Orbis Antiqui, sive Geographia Plenior, Ab ortu Rerumpublicarum ad Constantinorum tempera Orbis terrarum faciem declarans
  • Author: Christopher Cellarius
  • Format/binding: Full-Leather
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: N
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Joannis Oweni
  • Place: Cantabrigiae [Cambridge]
  • Date published: 1703
  • Keywords: ancient geography; atlas; eighteenth century atlas; mapping; ancient history
  • Bookseller catalogs: HISTORY; TRAVEL & TOPOGRAPHY;
  • Size: 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall

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