"Carte pour Conduire a l'Intelligence de la Fable et Servir de Secours a la Connoissance de l'Histoire avec des Explications et des Instructions pour en Comprendre le Sens Moral", Chatelain, Henry Abraham
Subject: Prints Miscellaneous
Period: 1720 (circa)
Publication: Atlas Historique
Color: Black & White
23 x 18.6 inches
58.4 x 47.2 cm
This charming sheet depicts 52 different mythological figures, with brief descriptions of each. Included are Neptune, Mercury, Bacchus, Persephone, sirens, and many more. At bottom is a table with abbreviated descriptions of each figure, as well as a note explaining that the abbreviated descriptions were added to help users understand and remember each of the characters commonly found in fables.
Issued folding with a hint of soiling and a short tear at the fold intersection.