Title Page for Scherer’s Atlas MarianusSKU: 6577
Title Page for Scherer’s Atlas Marianus
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23.5 x 35 cm
black and white
Joseph Ã Montalegre
[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.