Auction 134, Lot 3

"L'Europe", Sanson/Mariette

Subject: Title Pages

Period: 1648 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
10 x 7.7 inches
25.4 x 19.6 cm

Beautiful title page engraved in the baroque French style with garlands, putti, harpies, and a vignette of Daniel shutting the lion's mouth. The atlas is dedicated to Michel Le Tellier, a French statesman and Secretary of State for War at the time of this publication.

References:

Condition: A

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $160

Closed on 12/1/2010

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