Habitus Variarum orbis gentium.[showing the continents]
Engraving with original hand colour, representing the continents of America Asia Europe and Africa. 230 x 320mm, 9 x 12½". Two areas of loss just affecting printed area.
Titlepage to an early book of 70 world costume plates, 'Habitus Variarum orbis gentium' ('Costume of the Various Peoples of the World'), usually found uncoloured.
[Ref: 13167] £220.00