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An ornate title page from Pierre Mortier’s (1661-1711) ‘Atlas Nouveau’ first issued about 1696. The columnar title includes an image of Hercules holding the world aloft. He is flanked by Louis XIV and the Dauphin. Statues of Mars and Pallas are either side of the title itself with images of the battles of Cassel and Senef in the base. Koeman (1967-70) Mor 1.

Atlas Nouveau Contenant Toutes les Parties du Monde

Amsterdam, 1696
470 x 360 mm., in full early wash colour, small tear to wide margin on the right side, repaired, otherwise in good condition.
Stock number: 10766


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