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Auction 100, Lot 2

"Le Theatre Du Monde, ou Nouvel Atlas, Mis en lumiere par Guillaume et Jean Blaeu", Blaeu, (Family)

Subject: Title Pages

Period: 1645 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

9.5 x 16 inches
24.1 x 40.6 cm

Great title page from Blaeu's atlas of England and Wales. Soldiers representing the Britons, Saxons, Romans, Normans and Danes surround the title. The royal coat of arms dominates the top of the sheet.

References: Phillips (A) #5938.

Condition: A

Some repairs in blank margins.

Estimate: $300 - $350

Sold for: $220

Closed on 9/12/2002