Auction 115, Lot 7

"[Lot of 2] Atlante Novissimo del Sig. Gugleilmo De l'Isle [and] Atlante Novissimo, Che Contiene Tutte le Parti del Mondo", Albrizzi, Girolamo

Subject: Title Pages

Period: 1740 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
8 x 11.4 inches
20.3 x 29 cm

The frontispiece and title page from an Italian version of Delisle's atlas published by Girolamo Albrizzi. The engraved frontispiece features male and female soldiers, vignette of a city, architectural columns and cherubs holding up drapes. The text based title page is printed in red and black and has a rococo-style bowl of plenty at the bottom. Italian text on verso.

References:

Condition: B

The frontispiece has some light scattered foxing, else very good. The printed page as a light stain across the center, and some small manuscript writing.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $95

Closed on 6/21/2006

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