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Antiquariaat De Salamander
De Paal 150
1351 JK ALMERE
Netherlands

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Commelin, I - Begin ende Voortgangh/ van de Vereenighde Nederlantsche Geoctroyeerde Oost-Indische Compagnie - 1645
Commelin, I. [VOC and WIC]. Commelin, I. Begin ende Voortgangh/ van de Vereenighde Nederlantsche Geoctroyeerde Oost-Indische Compagnie. Vervatende [sic] de voornaemste Reysen/ by de Inwoonderen der selver Provincien derwaerts gedaen. Alles Nevens de beschrijvinghen der Rijcken/ Eylanden [...] 646, introd. and 22 (separately paginated) parts (incl. 1 duplicate) in 2 vols., 2 (different) engr. frontisp., 227 (of 230) (fold.) engr. maps and plates (incl. a fine worldmap (Shirley 304) and a map of the Malayan archipelago), contemp. unif. full vellum Lacks 3 plates ("Hoe den Eliphanten ghevanghen werden", "Van de Zee-paerden in Lowango" and "Een Bock met een hoorn"); sl. yellowed and some occas. vague thumbing/ soiling (1 plate w. stain); some plates as usually in sl. weak impression; 3 plates lack portion from lower blank corner (occas. other unobtrusive paper flaws); fold. plates/ maps occas. sl. frayed/ creased (2x w. sm. tear penetrating the image); vol. 1 w. occas. tiny wormholes in lower blank margin and first few lvs. of the introd. w. waterstain in lower blank corner. Pastedowns some sm. dam. from loosening turn-ins; lacks ties; bindings trifle soiled. In all a good and near complete copy.
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