Catalog Archive
Auction 91, Lot 6

"Le Nouveau & Grand Illuminant Flambeau de la Mer, La Premiere Partie",

Subject: Title Page

Period: 1698 (dated)


Color: Black & White

11 x 20 inches
27.9 x 50.8 cm

Fine copper engraved title page featuring mythological figures. A large female figure holds a globe in one hand and a torch in the other. At her feet are several figures including Mercury riding the back of a sea monster. Includes a separate sheet with the preface and advertisement in French text. Minor marginal soil and creasing in margin, else fine.


Condition: A

Estimate: $350 - $400

Sold for: $200

Closed on 6/14/2000