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Ottens, Untitled composite world atlas. Amsterdam, circa 1740. Folio. Contemporary boards worn. 44 maps all with original hand color, most in outline but some with body color. A few maps have creases. Occasional surface dirt, otherwise the maps are bright and in Very Good condition. SOLD

While focused on western Europe the atlas includes De Wit's double-hemisphere world map as well as maps of the continents Europe (Ottens), Asia (Ottens), Africa (Ottens), and America with the Island of California (Schenk). Two maps relate to Russia one with a large cartouche dedicated to Peter the Great. Also, a fine example of Homann's Judaea..., and several Middle East and Asian regional maps. Other mapmakers represented in the atlas include Halma, Jaillot, Van Loon, Valk and Visscher.

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