Auction 112, Lot 3

"Toonneel Des Aerdriicx, Ofte Nieuwe Atlas, Dat is Beschryving van alle Landen", Blaeu, (Family)

Subject: Title Pages

Period: 1635 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

9.4 x 15.4 inches
23.9 x 39.1 cm

An extremely elaborate title page with allegorical representations of the continents and the four elements, scholars, students and cartographers, all surrounded by rich engraving.


Condition: A

Brown ink signature of a previous owner, with the date 1675, in top margin. Crease at center, else very good.

Estimate: $325 - $375

Sold for: $240

Closed on 9/28/2005