Auction 102, Lot 3

"Atlas Novus Terrarum Orbis Imperia, Regna et Status exactis Tabulis Geographice demonstrans Opera", Homann, Johann Baptist

Subject: Title Pages

Period: 1730 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
11 x 19 inches
27.9 x 48.3 cm

Large elaborately engraved sheet with numerous allegorical figures. A large globe, showing the Eastern Hemisphere, is in the background with two figures standing on the globe and supporting the heavens. A finely engraved portrait of Leopold I, Holy Roman Emperor and King of Bohemia and Hungary (1655) is pasted onto the verso.

References:

Condition: B

Crisp impression with lovely original color. Closely trimmed with old paper reinforcing the margin and repairing a couple of tears on verso. Unobtrusive library stamp in title cartouche.

Estimate: $275 - $325

Sold for: $200

Closed on 3/5/2003

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