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Auction 181, Lot 43

"[Lot of 2] [Untitled - Wind Roses]",

Subject: Cartographic Miscellany, Wind Rose

Period: 1780 (circa)


Color: Black & White

See Description

A. [Untitled - Wind Rose], by Anonymous, circa 1700 (6.6 x 5.8"). This lovely wind rose labels each of the directional winds and is surrounded by four putti creating wind.

B. [Untitled - Wind Rose], by Denis Diderot, from Encyclopedie, circa 1780 (6.3 x 8.9"). A simple marine wind rose engraved by Benard.


Condition: A

Bright sheets with a few faint spots of foxing. The first engraving is issued folding.

Estimate: $160 - $190

Sold for: $120

Closed on 2/10/2021