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Auction 99, Lot 6

"[Atlas Novus]", Jansson, Jan

Subject: Title Page

Period: 1650 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

10 x 15 inches
25.4 x 38.1 cm

Attractive title page with the figures of a knight and a queen and two putti holding the coat of arms. The space for the title is left blank, but the engraving was done for editions of Jansson's Atlas Novus. It was a common practice for publishers to print the titles on separate sheets that were pasted into the space left on the engraving.


Condition: A

Estimate: $275 - $325

Sold for: $200

Closed on 6/12/2002