Coloniae Marchicae: Ulrici Liebperti, 1704. First thus edition. Hardcover. Large folio. Good+ condition. Item #006213
[xxiv], 14, 396 pages of text. Contemporary mottled quarter leather binding with mottled paper-covered boards; rubbed at extremities, with top inch of spine leather lacking. Remaining leather spine label gilt decorations are attractive and binding is sound. Illustrated with copper engravings: five maps and views, including a tri-fold map and a birdseye city view; also ten plates, including three large fold-outs; profusely illustrated with in-text engravings of Roman coins, initials, and elaborate and beautiful head and tail pieces. Previous owner's name and stamp on half title and title pages. Most of the text is affected by extensive toning, from acid exposure during printing; the margins are not affected. Most of the plates and maps are not affected by toning, although three are moderately to seriously affected. Title continues "et Electoratus Haeredis, adornati & editi a Laurentio Gegero, Consiliario Regio & Electorali ab Antiquitatibus & Bibliotheca." Cartography, Roman Empire.