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Auction 187, Lot 699

"Nouvel Atlas Geographique & Historique, pour l'Etude Facile de la Geographie... / Nieuwe Geographische en Historische Atlas ot de Gemakkelyke Oefeninge der Geographie...", Leth, Hendrik de

Subject: Title Pages

Period: 1740 (circa)


Color: Black & White

8.2 x 6.3 inches
20.8 x 16 cm
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This lovely title page is filled with allegorical figures, including Neptune sitting atop a large sea monster, Atlas holding up the earth, the angel of Fame, and Cybele, goddess of towns.

References: Shirley (BL Atlases) T.LETH-1a.

Condition: B+

A dark impression with light soiling, issued folding with some extraneous creasing along the folds and light toning along the edges of the sheet.

Estimate: $110 - $140


Closed on 4/27/2022