Auction 117, Lot 3

"Atlas Universel par Robert Geographe", Robert de Vaugondy/Delamarche

Subject: Title Pages

Period: 1790 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
13.7 x 18.8 inches
34.8 x 47.8 cm

This title page typifies the flourishing style of French design and engraving. The title is enclosed by scenes including four queens representing the continents and Jupiter galloping across the heavens in his chariot. At center, a group of adorable putti surround a large globe.

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Condition: B

Light impression with some foxing margins and a few soft creases.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $250

Closed on 12/6/2006

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