Blaeu (Jan & Willem)\nAtlas Maior, sive Cosmographia Blauiana\n\n11 vol., vol.I second edition, dated 1665, vol. II-XI first editions, all dated 1662 , title and engraved allegorical frontispiece, 10 part-titles, 5 architectural or armorial titles, and 592 maps and plates (of 593, lacking only Baronia Udrone from vol. VII, Scotland and Ireland), the vast majority double-page, a few additional plates in the text, original hand-colouring throughout, heightened with gum-arabic, generally a clean set, occasional browning, more so in vol. VII, France and Switzerland, and vol. VIII, Italy, a few titles and prelims reinforced at sheet edges, a few short splits to ends of central folds, but vol. IV, Low Countries, Flandriæ map more extensively split, left sheet edge crease and chipped, vol. IX, Spain and Africa, Africa Nova Descriptio with a repaired tear in the lower margin, Fezzæ et Marocchi with two splits in the lower margin, Malta also split on central fold, vol. X, Asia, Turcicum Imperium and Terra Sancta maps both split on central folds, slight worming to vol.XI, America, through some text and 4 maps, a few bound out of Koeman’s sequence, uniformly bound in contemporary polished mottled calf, slightly rubbed, some corners worn, spine in compartments, richly gilt, vol. X lacking small section at head of spine, [Koeman/van der Krogt 2:601-3], Amsterdam, 1665-62.