Title: Atlas Major Sive Tabulae Geographicae
Published : Amsterdam in circa 1697
Map maker : Allard, Carolum
Size : 24 1/2" x 14 1/2" inches
Colouring : Fine Hand Coloring
This beautiful pictorial sheet filled with allegorical images was once the cover page of the famous and rare Atlas Major Sive Tabulae Geographicae by Carolum Allard. In addition to the title cartouche and the globe it shows many figures of Greek Mythologie including Zeus, Poseidon, Artemis, Atlas, Apollo and Urania. It also shows the Roman God Saturnus and a Lion. It is a rare and very decorative Cooper engraving.
Map Maker Family:
Hugh Allard and his son Carel were map and atlas publishers in the second half of seventeenth century in Amsterdam. The maps mainly based on those of J. Blaeu, N. Visscher, J. Janssonius and F. de Wit.
Condition: Good and unfolded - a little bit of browning and very few wormholes (only one tiny one in the actual pictue) PLEASE SEE PICTURES
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