- Left and right margin of worldmap trimmed to the border line and restored (remargined) and sl. wormholed in South-Pole on right hand; of the other engr. maps w. illustrated borders Poortman/ Augusteijn no. 3 and 5 are dam. in margin (w. loss of image); all maps are strengthened on folds and mostly also have strengthened margins (partly still w. some fraying); most maps yellowed/ browned on folds.
= Poortman/ Augusteijn chapter 21, no. 1, 2, 3, 3a, 4, 5 and 6 (ills. 72, 73, 75, 78, 79, 80 and 82). The 1st state (of 3) of the second series of bible maps by Petrus Plancius, published in ±1604. This second series is an adaptation of the first series by Plancius and Doetecom (the worldmap was left unaltered) (see Poortman/ Augustijn, chapter 18). On the worldmap see Shirley 177. Very rare series. SEE ILLUSTRATIONS PLATE LXXXII.
BOUND IN: Biblia, Dat is: De gantsche H. Schrifture, vervattende alle de Canonijcke Boecken des Ouden en des Nieuwen Testaments. Leyden, P.A. van Ravesteyn for Weduwe ende Erfgenamen van wijlen Hillebrant Jacobsz. van Wouw, (1639), 4 parts in 1 vol., (48),288; 27,(2),138; (1 blank),(2),166,(12 index); (4),76 lvs., engr. general title-p., 19th cent. blindst. calf over wooden covers, 2 brass clasps and catches, 4 brass corner pieces on both covers, folio.
- Contents generally foxed/ sl. yellowed along margins; occas. sl. stained. Backstrip loose(ning).
= Warranted and dated "1639" by B. Langenes on verso of general title-p.