LOT 1440
SOLD €1000,00

[Cartography] Nieuwe Atlas van de Provincie Friesland,

bevattende kaarten van de Dertig Grietenijen of Gemeenten, met de daarin gelegene Elf Steden en haar grondgebied, alsmede van de Eilanden Ameland en Schiermonnikoog. Leeuwarden, W. Eekhoff, 1849-1859.

Large folio, half-leather, alphabetical index before title, title with pasted vignette by D. Veelwaard, 3 pp. and incl. 32 engraved maps in frame colouring, double-paged, several of which folding. Map 28 torn in middle foldline but complete, var. maps repaired by pasting, foxed and waterstained. Eekhoff publish the Nieuwe Atlas van Friesland in 1849 in a circulation of 286 copies. Ten years before, the Gedeputeerde Staten van Friesland had commissioned a new map of the province. The maps were constructed using trigonometry by J.W. Witteveen, engraved by D. and H. Veelwaard and lettered by L. Schweickhardt. Sold with all faults.

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