Decorative frontis 1741 Historical allegorical figures beautiful engraved print
Decorative frontis 1741 Historical allegorical figures beautiful engraved print Decorative frontis 1741 Historical allegorical figures beautiful engraved print Decorative frontis 1741 Historical allegorical figures beautiful engraved print
$ 150.00

L'Histoire, guidee par son Genie, et a l'aide des Monumens Historiques..

(Allegorical title page).

Issued 1741, Amsterdam by S. Schouten. Engraved by Gouwen after the 1713 design by Picart. Engraved by van der Gouwen.

Lovely mid-18th century engraved print. Pleasing assortment of allegorical and mythological figures, including cherubs and a city view in the background.

Nice looking example, pleasing age patina, any minor age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.

Sheet measures c. 15 1/4"H x 9 3/4"W.

Engraved area measures c. 13 1/8"H x 8 5/8"W.

Cartographic Reference(s):

Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 4.

[R19982].