1065. [Atlas - Europe]

LA FEUILLE, Daniel de

Le théatre du monde ou Les nouveaux travaux de Mars et de Neptune, accompagnez de la discipline militaire, de la manière d'attaquer & de défendre les places [...] L'art de la navigation, la connoissance des navires [...] le tout mêlé de nouvelles historiques & politiques, de cartes géographiques, & autres tailles douces nécessaires pour une parfaite intelligence de ce qui sera traité dans cet ouvrage.

Amsterdam, D. de la Feuille, 1702-1705

4 parts in 1 vol., 4to: [4]-56, 60 pp., 16 col.-80, 120 pp. (a few sm. wormholes, toning, quires 2C and 3M present twice).

Contemp. calf over wood (some def.), spine with 5 raised bands (head & tail def.). Good copy.

Very rare atlas published in monthly instalments, with the general title "1702". This first volume contains 4 parts (for the years 1701-1704; a 2nd vol. was publ. for the years 1705-1706) and is illustrated with 24 folding engraved maps by D. de la Feuille (1640-1709), showing countries, regions, fortification and military plans, i.a. in part 1: world map, map of the 17 Provinces, Duchy of Milan, "De vier Ambachten"; part 2: Bishopric of Liège, Duchy of Guelders, "Le Comté de Hollande" (partly hand-col.); part 3: Languedoc, Bonn, Marquisate of Antwerp (2x), citadel of Huy; part 4: Spain, Portugal, the naval Battle of Malaga (24/08/1704), Bavaria. Part 3 with separate title dated 1705 and mention "Troisième partie. Pour l'année 1703. Seconde édition". The text is a hodgepodge of official documents (declarations, edicts, manifest speeches), reports of famous battles and explications by the author.
Ref. STCN 304685860 (parts 1 & 2; 1 copy), 36378053X (part 3; 1 copy) and 363780599 (part 4; 1 copy). - Not in Tooley, BL.

€ 500 / 700

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