Auction 129, Lot 11

"[Lot of 2]",

Subject: Title Pages

Period: 1680-1714 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
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1) The English Atlas Volume I, Moses Pitt, London, 1680. (18 x 10" sheet, image 6.5 x 4.8") Printed in red and black ink with an image of Britannia seated in front of Oxford. Pasted on the verso is the bookplate and coat-of-arms (4 x 5.3") of Francis Gwyn of Lansanor, dated 1698. The view is in original color.

2) Nouveau Theatre de la Grande Bretagne…, David Mortier, London, 1714. (16.3 x 9" sheet, image 7 x 4"). Printed in red and black ink with the royal coat of arms in superb original color, heavily illuminated with gold leaf.

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Condition: B+

There is minor soil and foxing on both.

Estimate: $250 - $325

Unsold

Closed on 9/23/2009

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