Auction 142, Lot 11

"Atlas Moderne ou Collection de Cartes sur Toutes les Parties du Globe Terrestre par Plusieurs Auteurs", Lattre, Jean

Subject: Title Pages

Period: 1762 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
8.6 x 11.7 inches
21.8 x 29.7 cm

Lovely title page with the title emblazoned onto a curtain being hung by two maidens. Above them are two lion heads flanking symbols of the four continents. A globe, atlases and maps lie at their feet. Drawn by Mounet and engraved by Prevost.

References:

Condition: A

Watermarked paper with a small, insignificant rust stain in publisher's imprint.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $100

Closed on 11/28/2012

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