Auction 92, Lot 8

"Atlas Novus Terrarum Orbis Imperia Regna et Status…", Homann, Johann Baptist

Subject: Title Page

Period: 1730 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
11.2 x 19.2 inches
28.4 x 48.8 cm

Large elaborately engraved sheet with numerous allegorical figures. A large globe, showing the Eastern Hemisphere, is in the background with two figures standing on the globe and supporting the heavens. Image has been trimmed and mounted on a sheet of contemporary paper for binding into the atlas.

References:

Condition: B

Printer's crease in title. The margins are very soiled and missing about 1/2 of the binding side. The image itself is unaffected and has superb original color.

Estimate: $275 - $325

Sold for: $190

Closed on 9/13/2000

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