"Etrennes Geographiques", Ballard, Christophe
Period: 1760 (dated)
Color: Hand Color
3 x 5 inches
7.6 x 12.7 cm
A fine and complete example of this beautiful and desirable miniature atlas. Title page and frontispiece, advertisement, list of maps, and 26 double-page maps. The maps cover the world and are in beautiful condition with original coloring. A lovely atlas with an attractive original binding in brown leather covers with raised bands. Gilt tooling with floral device all corners and gilt titling. Gilt end papers and edges. A rare find for the miniature atlas collector.
Contents tight and generally fine. Top spine bumped and cover slightly warped.