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Auction 166, Lot 8

"A System of Geography with New Maps", Moll, Herman

Subject: Title Pages

Period: 1701 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
5.3 x 9.1 inches
13.5 x 23.1 cm
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This handsome title page was engraved by M. Vander Gucht and published circa 1701. The engraving centers on Atlas, who is hoisting an armillary sphere. It also features Neptune seated atop a globe, two putti unfurling world maps, Father Time looming with his scythe, and other allegorical figures.

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Condition: B+

A crisp impression with a light dampstain at bottom right.

Estimate: $150 - $180

Sold for: $80

Closed on 2/14/2018

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