Auction 122, Lot 4

"Le Theatre du Monde, ou Nouvel Atlas, Mis en lumiere par Guillaume & Iean Blaeu. La Seconde partie de la Premiere", Blaeu, (Family)

Subject: Title Pages

Period: 1650 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7.6 x 12.7 inches
19.3 x 32.3 cm

Decorative title page from this great atlas. A knight in full armor and a nun flank the title. At the top are two maidens displaying coats of arms, and the allegorical figure of Mars with his ferocious hounds. French title pasted onto engraving, as was customary.

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Condition: A+

Lovely, clean example with full original margins.

Estimate: $350 - $450

Sold for: $250

Closed on 12/5/2007

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