Sale: 366 / Rare Books including Marine Art, May 17./18. 2010 in Hamburg Lot 65

 
S. D. V. de Chevigny - La Science, 4 Bde. 1729


 
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S. D. V. de Chevigny
La Science, 4 Bde. 1729
Estimate:
€ 1,000 / $ 1,170
Sold:
€ 1,320 / $ 1.544

(incl. 20% surcharge)
Lot description
Chevigny, [S. D. V.] de, La science des personnes de cour, d'epée et de robe. VII. édition. 4 Bde. With 1 engr. frontispiece, 4 engr. title vignettes, 1 armorial engraving as well as 28 folding copper maps and 41 folding copperplates (among them 34 genealogic plates). Amsterdam, Z. Chatelain 1729. Contemp. mottled calf with label and rich gilt spine. 8vo.

Cf. Cioranescu 19420ff. (other edition) - The nobility hand-book, first released in 1706, covers a large number of disciplines in dialog form, among them geography, astronomy, military, architecture, heraldry, horses, religion etc. - Among the appealing coppers maps of Germany, Great Britain, France, Italy, Greece, Scandinavia, Baltic region, America, Africa, Asia, Persia, China etc. as well as 1 map of the world in 2 hemispheres and planet systems. - Slightly discolored in places, endpaper with old collector stamp, 1 map detached. Bindings with few negligible traces of scraping. Very nice and well-preserved copy.

Fine and beautiful bound set. Seventh edition in 4 vols. With engr. frontispiece, 4 engr. titlevignettes, 1 armorial engraving, 41 folding copperplates (mostly genealog. tables) and 28 engr. folding maps (among them world in 2 hemispheres, North and South America, Africa, Asia, China, Italy, Greece, France, Germany, Scandinavia with Baltic provinces etc.). Bound in contemp. marbled calf with label and richly gilt spine. - Partly minor browning, endpaper with old collector's stamp. Bindings with few negligible rubbings. Well preserved copy.

65
S. D. V. de Chevigny
La Science, 4 Bde. 1729
Estimate:
€ 1,000 / $ 1,170
Sold:
€ 1,320 / $ 1.544

(incl. 20% surcharge)