Auction 114, Lot 9

"Atlas Novus Terrarum Orbis Imperia, Regna et Status…", Homann, Johann Baptist

Subject: Title Pages

Period: 1720 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Novus

Color: Hand Color

Size:
11 x 19 inches
27.9 x 48.3 cm

Large elaborately engraved sheet with numerous allegorical figures. A large globe, showing the Eastern Hemisphere, is in the background with two figures standing on the globe and supporting the heavens.

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Condition: A

Dark impression on thick hand laid paper with bright original coloring. Good margins all around, but still paper has been added at binding side.

Estimate: $250 - $300

Sold for: $180

Closed on 3/1/2006

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