"Mercurio Geografico Overo Guida Geograpfica in Tutte le Parti del Mondo… Tomo Primo", Rossi, Giamcomo Giovanni
Subject: Title Pages
Period: 1692 (published)
Color: Hand Color
10.3 x 16.3 inches
26.2 x 41.4 cm
This is a beautiful example of a Renaissance title page with classical mythological figures presented in a beautiful landscaped scene. The female representatives of the continents are gathered with Mercury and a scholar. This sheet introduced the first part of this scarce Italian atlas.
Fine impression and wide original margins with some minor soil in the margins.