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Heylyn - Cosmographie in Four Books

Heylyn - Cosmographie in Four Books

Code: JR2103

£2,600.00 Approx $3217.82, €3019.74

Date: 1667

Condition: AA

Colour: Uncoloured

Size: folio

Title: 'Cosmographie in Four Books Containing the Chorographie and Historie of the Whole World, and all the Principal Kingdoms, Provinces, Seas, and Isles thereof', printed for Anne Seile, 1669 'over against St Dunstans Church in Fleet Street'.

4 parts in one volume, additional engraved title page by John Fillian (the 3rd edition issue), some light soiling with upper outer corner replaced, printed title in red and black, separate printed title to each part, 4 folding engraved maps of Europe, Asia, Africa and America, by Robert Vaughan (except Asia by John Goddard),

The condition is very good with minor toning and only a few small splits at the map folds, one or two short closed tears to folds, but generally in good condition, imprimatur leaf facing engraved title page, old oval library stamp of Blackburn Free Public Library to upper outer corner of imprimatur leaf recto, engraved title, printed title and following leaf only, minor marginal soiling to first and last few leaves (contents generally in clean condition), late 19th or early 20th century black half morocco, with library bookplate to front pastedown, rubbed and scuffed to extremities, library inkstamp to head and foot of spine, folio (348 x 230 mm, 13.75 x 9 ins) 

Ref: Tooley, California as an Island, 12. The 5th edition, corrected and enlarged (although the additonal engraved title states 3rd edition, and is dated 1667). 

Four maps of the continents and all text present.