Auction 96, Lot 10

"Nouvel Atlas Tres-Exact et Fort Commode pour toutes sortes de Personnes, Contenant Les Principales Cartes Geographiques", Aa, Pieter van der

Subject: Title Page

Period: 1714 (circa)


Color: Black & White

10.7 x 7 inches
27.2 x 17.8 cm

Engraved into an architectural façade, with a scene below the title incorporating several mythical figures including Atlas holding the world on his shoulders. On either side of the title are windows showing glimpses of the New World.


Condition: B

The sheet is primarily uncolored, but with a bit of faint old color. Very soiled in margins with old repairs, but image very good.

Estimate: $200 - $240

Sold for: $100

Closed on 9/12/2001