1706 Cellarius Ge With Maps Asia, Middle East, Arabia, Africa And More Cellarius
1706 Cellarius Geography Maps Asia, Middle East, Africa And More Cellarius. Notitiae orbis antiqui, sive Geographiae plenioris tomus alter, Asiam et Africam antiquam expones. Christophorus Cellarius ex vetustis probatisque monimentis collegit, & novis tabulis geographicis, singulari cura & studio delineatis illustravit. Amstelaedami, excudi curavit Casparus Fritsch, 1706. Volume 2 only [of 2], 4to, pp , 544, 166, , title in red and black, 13 double page engraved maps of Asia and Africa [ancient], with decorative cartouches, bound in slightly later 18th Century half calf with red label, a little rubbed, slight marginal worming to a few leaves, affecting the centre-fold margin of Mesopotamia, but not the engraved surface [see image], else a very sound clean copy. FIRST EDITION, Amsterdam printing, simultaneous with the Leipzig one and probably of better quality. The Asia-Africa portion of this celebrated geography of the ancient world often occurs on its own, and the original owner of this volume has had it bound without volume reference on the spine. The maps are of exceptional quality.
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- Region: Africa
- Year Printed: 1706
- Non-Fiction Subject: Geography
- Original/Reproduction: Original
- Original/Facsimile: Original
- Binding: Leather