Auction 106, Lot 9

"Atlas Historique…", Chatelain, Henry Abraham

Subject: Title Pages

Period: 1737 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

11 x 18 inches
27.9 x 45.7 cm

Striking copper engraved frontispiece to the third volume of Chatelain's massive atlas. The sheet is filled with numerous mythical and allegorical figures, geographical instruments, ships, etc. Includes the text-based title page in red and black ink that features a pictorial vignette. A fine pair of title pages.


Condition: A

Beautiful impression. A trace of toning on the text page.

Estimate: $350 - $450

Sold for: $425

Closed on 3/3/2004