Antique Maps, Charts, Plans, Atlases, Globes and Reference Books
in

you are viewing prices in Pounds Sterling

Click to view prices in other currencies


map search

Subscribe to our mailing list

* indicates required

View previous campaigns.

SecurityMetrics for PCI Compliance, QSA, IDS, Penetration Testing, Forensics, and Vulnerability Assessment

 

Send a link to this page to a friend

Sections marked with a * can't be left blank. Read our privacy statement.

*your name
*your e-mail address
*your friend's name
*your friend's e-mail address
 your message
 would you like a copy of your e-mail?

Do you know somebody who might be interested in this map? Click the button if you'd like to e-mail a link to this page.

Untitled [Fencing Figure]

Untitled [Fencing Figure] : N.P.Lastman / G.Thibault / B. & A.Elzevir

hover the cursor over image to pan/zoom, or click the image to view a larger version

click here to view a large version in a separate window

A finely engraved full length portrait of a seemingly mythological fencing character holding a trident and lightning rod, standing atop a tortoise/turtle. At either side of the figure are a monkey and a dog whilst in the background is a recumbent deer. Above the figure is an empty ribboned cartouche straddled by an eagle. Before the figure stands a long bladed fencing sword. The design is set within a geometric framework of a criss-crossed circle, around which and within which the letters of the alphabet appear and, at the figures feet the inscription "Circulus N" with a small clover-leaf. It was published in Thibault's "Academie De L'Espee", an elaborately illustrated book on fencing.
region: Curiosities
mapmakers: N.P.Lastman G.Thibault B. & A.Elzevir
place and date of publication: Leiden 1628
medium and colour: copperplate, Coloured
size in mm: 315 x 315
ref: 34108

Price: £ 650

 
return to Curiosities

You might also like

Map of Matrimony
Map of Matrimony
by Anonymous
price: £ 300
A Map of Matrimony
A Map of Matrimony
by J. Bruce
price: £ 450
Military Sketch Of The Campaigns Of The Duke Of Marlborough
Military Sketch Of The Campaigns Of The Duke Of Marlborough
by W.Pinnock / J.Archer / S.Hall
price: £ 100
Distribution Of Plague 1900-1952
Distribution Of Plague 1900-1952
by American Geographic Society
price: £ 150
The Collection Of Arthur & Charlotte Vershbow
The Collection Of Arthur & Charlotte Vershbow
Christie's
price: £ 60