Auction 112, Lot 13

"Atlas Universel", Robert de Vaugondy/Delamarche

Subject: Title Pages

Period: 1790 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
14 x 19.3 inches
35.6 x 49 cm

This title page typifies the flourishing style of French design and engraving. The title is enclosed by scenes including four queens representing the continents and Jupiter galloping across the heavens in his chariot. At center, a group of adorable putti surround a large globe.

References:

Condition: B

Bit of faint scattered foxing with margins closely trimmed. Couple of short tears just entering the image.

Estimate: $200 - $240

Sold for: $150

Closed on 9/28/2005

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