Auction 90, Lot 2

"Nieuwe Archontologia Cosmica",

Subject: Title Page

Period: 1638 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
7 x 11.5 inches
17.8 x 29.2 cm

Beautifully engraved sheet with four female representations of the continents, with Europa perched atop a large globe looking down on the other three. Angels, cherubs and exotic animals fill the sheet. Couple of worm tracks and a hole in title have been neatly filled with three letters in expert facsimile.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $200 - $275

Sold for: $160

Closed on 3/15/2000

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