Auction 101, Lot 5

"Toonneel des Aerdrycx, oft Nieuwe Atlas, uytghegheven door Wilhelm en Iohan Blaeu. Tweede Deels Tweede Stuck", Blaeu, (Family)

Subject: Title Page

Period: 1668 (dated)

Publication: Atlas Novus

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7.7 x 12.8 inches
19.6 x 32.5 cm

Frontispiece of the second part of this fine atlas. The title is attached on a separate piece of paper, as is common, and set in an architectural framework flanked by a nun and a musketeer. At top, two peasant girls hold a coat of arms with Mars at center.

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Condition: B

Superb original color highlighted in gold. Stains and creases in margins from improper framing, not affecting image.

Estimate: $300 - $350

Unsold

Closed on 12/4/2002

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