"[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)
Color: Black & White
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.
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.