Catalog Archive
Auction 91, Lot 7

"Table des Cartes etc. du Sr. Sanson Contenues Dans ce Vollume", Mortier, Pierre

Subject: Title Page

Period: 1700 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Nouveau

Color: Hand Color

16.7 x 20.7 inches
42.4 x 52.6 cm

A beautiful, large sheet in full original color. The table of contents, listing 120 maps, is on a separate sheet laid onto the engraving. Richly engraved with mythological scenes and figures. At bottom is a view of a large library with scholars and explorers gathered around a table with a globe and atlases. Discoloration in margins.


Condition: A

Estimate: $550 - $600


Closed on 6/14/2000