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Auction 104, Lot 2

"Meteranus Novus…", Jansson, Jan

Subject: Title Pages

Period: 1640 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

7.2 x 12.3 inches
18.3 x 31.2 cm
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Fine title page from a German edition of this atlas. Two knights in full armor flank the title. At the top are two maidens desplaying coats of arms, and the allegorical figure of Mars with his ferocious hounds.


Condition: A

A few wormholes professionally infilled, mostly in blank margins.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $200

Closed on 9/10/2003