Auction 123, Lot 15

"Atlas General, Civil, Ecclesiatique et Militaire…", Brion de la Tour/Desnos

Subject: Title Pages

Period: 1790 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
12.3 x 11.2 inches
31.2 x 28.4 cm

A lovely title page printed with two plates; one for the text and another for the decorative border. The sheet is adorned with pennants featuring coats-of-arms, as well as the fleur de lys of the French royalty, which is uncommon to see after the French Revolution of 1789.

References:

Condition: A

A nice impression on a sheet with a narrow, but adequate, margin on the top as issued.

Estimate: $130 - $170

Sold for: $100

Closed on 2/20/2008

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