Auction 134, Lot 9

"Atlante Novissimo del Sig. Guglielmo de l'Isle", Albrizzi, Girolamo

Subject: Title Pages

Period: 1740 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7.8 x 11.2 inches
19.8 x 28.4 cm

Engraved frontispiece from an Italian version of Delisle's atlas published by Girolamo Albrizzi. The architectural framework is flanked by male and female Roman soldiers and at top a pair of putti hold aloft a red velvet drape. Cartouches contain a vignette of the city of Venice, where the atlas was published, and the symbol for the Society of Jesus.

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Condition: B+

There are some stains in the blank margins and the impression is a little weak.

Estimate: $180 - $230

Sold for: $130

Closed on 12/1/2010

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