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Auction 118, Lot 5

"Atlas Historique Tome IV", Chatelain, Henry Abraham

Subject: Title Pages

Period: 1705 (published)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
9.5 x 15.1 inches
24.1 x 38.4 cm
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A splendid and decorative sheet filled with the female personifications of the continents, angels and muses, one holding a map of Northern Europe. There are putti, bears, cannon, coats of arms and a great medallion at the bottom with a personification of the west wind. Skillfully engraved by P. Sluyter after a design by J. Goeree and J. Schijnvoet.

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Condition: A

Very sharp impression and fine color.

Estimate: $300 - $325

Sold for: $400

Closed on 3/6/2007

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