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Auction 105, Lot 7

"Atlas Universel…", Robert de Vaugondy/Delamarche

Subject: Title Pages

Period: 1790 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

13.5 x 18.7 inches
34.3 x 47.5 cm
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A supreme example of the flourishing style of French design and engraving. Scenes including four queens representing the continents and Jupiter galloping across the heavens in his chariot enclose the title. At center, a group of adorable putti surround a large globe. Delamarche's imprint at Rue du Jardinet, No. 13.


Condition: A

Expert repair of a 1" tear at upper left, else clean and bright. Margins trimmed but adequate for framing.

Estimate: $275 - $325

Sold for: $350

Closed on 12/3/2003