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Auction 95, Lot 4

"Novus Atlas, Das ist Weltbeschreibung Und Vollkommene Abbildung Aller Weldt vornehmer Konigreiche…", Jansson

Subject: Title Page

Period: 1658 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

10.2 x 15.7 inches
25.9 x 39.9 cm

A great decorative sheet filled with allegorical figures of the continents, cherubs, Atlas, geographers, astronomers and exotic animals.


Condition: A

Some surface soiling, damp stain and chipping in margins. Damp stain encroaches slightly into image at upper right. Overall very crisp with lively color. Stamp of the Bibliotheca Vallis-Bei in bottom margin.

Estimate: $300 - $350

Sold for: $180

Closed on 6/13/2001