"Atlas", Peeters, Jacques
Subject: Title Pages
Period: 1692 (circa)
Publication: L'Atlas en Abrege, ou Nouvelle Description du Monde
Color: Hand Color
3.5 x 5.6 inches
8.9 x 14.2 cm
A fine allegorical title page from this uncommon pocket atlas. The four female representations of the continents are seated in the foreground. Eugea, the Muse of Geography, and Atlas are in the backbround with terrestrial and celestial globes. Engraved by Harrewyn.
The lovely color is highlighted in gold. Minor damp stain on verso with some soil in blank margins.