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Auction 96, Lot 4

"Atlantis Novi Pars Tertia, Italian, Gaecian & maximas insulas Maris Mediterranei nce son Asiam, Africam atque Americam continens", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Title Page

Period: 1638 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

9.3 x 15.5 inches
23.6 x 39.4 cm

Architectural style title page with four female representations of the continents and other figures.


Condition: B

Lovely original color with oxidation. In-filled paper loss, affecting top of engraving, backed with Japanese tissue to strengthen paper and repair a couple of small tears.

Estimate: $300 - $350

Sold for: $220

Closed on 9/12/2001