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Auction 113, Lot 6

"Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, sive Atlas Novus. Partis Primae Pars Altera", Blaeu, Johannes

Subject: Title Pages

Period: 1640 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

7.8 x 12.7 inches
19.8 x 32.3 cm
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Decorative title page from this great atlas. Portraits of Frederik Hendrik, Prince of Orange, and his wife Amalia van Solms flank the title. At the top are two maidens displaying coats of arms, and the allegorical figure of Mars with his ferocious hounds. Title pasted onto engraving, as was customary.


Condition: A

Clean sharp impression with a few minor spots in blank margins.

Estimate: $350 - $425


Closed on 12/7/2005