MAINIERE D’ALER A LA CHASSE ET DES DIFFERENS ANIMAUX DE LAPONIE.

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Henri Chatelain


Mainiere d’Aler a la Chasse et des Differens Animaux de Laponie.

Copper plate engraving printed on fine laid paper, 1714
14 1/8 x 8 1/2" (359 x 215 mm) plus margins.
Good condition with the exception of a small discolored tear along the top margin of sheet. Black and white.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 36462
Price: $125.00
Publisher : Published in Amsterdam by L’Honore & Chatelain.
This impressive engraving is the sixteenth plate in volume four of Chatelain’s celebrated encyclopedia, Atlas Historique. Printed in 1714, this unique engraving is from the first edition of volume four published by Chatelain as part of his large seven volume work. This fascinating sheet is one of a series of engravings from this atlas demonstrating the lifestyle and customs of the Lapps. The sheet includes five vignettes illustrating the hunting techniques of the Lapps as wells as the indigenous animals of Lapland. This decorative sheet is a wonderful example from Chatelain’s celebrated text. Maps

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