Auction 89, Lot 3

"Le Theatre du Monde ou Nouvel Atlas Contenant Les Chartes et Descriptions…",

Subject: Title Page

Period: 1638 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
9.2 x 15.5 inches
23.4 x 39.4 cm

An extremely elaborate title page with allegorical representations of the continents, the Four Elements, scholars, students and cartographers, all surrounded by rich engraving. Beautiful impression and coloring. Some soil in margins, still fine.

References:

Condition: A+

Estimate: $500 - $600

Sold for: $275

Closed on 12/8/1999

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