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Title Page for Scherer’s Atlas Marianus

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Title Page for Scherer’s Atlas Marianus

Date of publication:

Printed Measurement:
23.5 x 35 cm

black and white


  • Heinrich Scherer
  • Johannes Degler
  • Engraver(s):
    Joseph àMontalegre

    [Title-page] Anglorum Indoles Studia et Actiones

    Copper engraving 23.5 x 35 cm, black and white, blank verso. Allegoricial engraving by Jospeh Montalegre of Nuremberg after Johannes Degler for Jesuit scholar Heinrich Scherer’s Atlas Marianus. In attempting to define the character of the English there is a strong emphasis on trade and discovery; note the map of New England under the arm of the gentleman in the foreground.
    Shirley 631