Auction 125, Lot 10

"Atlas Moderne ou Collection de Cartes sur toutes les parties du Globe Terrestre Par Plusieurs Auteurs", Lattre, Jean

Subject: Title Pages

Period: 1762 (dated)

Publication: Atlas Moderne…

Color: Black & White

Size:
8.7 x 12.5 inches
22.1 x 31.8 cm

Lovely title page with the title emblazoned onto a curtain being hung by two maidens. A globe, atlases and maps lie at their feet. Drawn by Mounet and engraved by Prevost.

References:

Condition: A

Very fine impression on a thick sheet of hand laid paper with wide, original margins. Some marginal toning or soiling, a few very light toning marks in image, still very good. The date is in manuscript brown ink.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $100

Closed on 9/24/2008

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