Auction 113, Lot 4

"Ioan. Sleidani Veri et Ad Nostra…", Sleidano, Johanne

Subject: Title Pages

Period: 1625 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
8 x 12.5 inches
20.3 x 31.8 cm

An interesting title page surrounded by allegorical figures and heraldic symbols; fidelity and fortune grace either side and a city prospect of Argentina, the ancient name for Strasbourg, is at the base of the architectural form. A previous owner added his brown ink manuscript signature, unobtrusive on the highly decorated page. Title printed in red and black.

References:

Condition: A

Lovely impression and adequate margins. Even age toning and a small area of minor surface soiling.

Estimate: $200 - $300

Sold for: $100

Closed on 12/7/2005

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