Auction 160, Lot 6

"Atlas Geographique et Universel, par Guil. Delisle et Phil. Buache...", Delisle/Buache

Subject: Title Pages

Period: 1789 (published)


Color: Black & White

11.4 x 17.6 inches
29 x 44.7 cm

Lovely title page from this later edition atlas published by Philippe Buache. The elaborate engraving is centered on Atlas who is supporting the world on his shoulders. Above him is the goddess Pheme, sounding her trumpet, and Athena. The banner style title cartouche is located below the scene.


Condition: A

A dark impression with minor soiling in the blank margins and a faint crease in the top right corner of the sheet away from the image.

Estimate: $180 - $220

Sold for: $105

Closed on 11/16/2016