Auction 99, Lot 5

"Le Theatre du Monde Ou Nouvel Atlas Contenant Les Chartes et Descriptions de tous les Pais de la terre", Blaeu, (Family)

Subject: Title Page

Period: 1643 (dated)


Color: Black & White

9.5 x 15.5 inches
24.1 x 39.4 cm

An extremely elaborate title page with female allegorical representations of the continents, the Four Elements, scholars, students and cartographers, all surrounded by rich engraving.


Condition: B

Toned with some creasing. Small marginal tears closed with archival tape.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $220

Closed on 6/12/2002