Overton - Print of the Seasons and Continents
Size: 6.5 x 8.8 inches
An original copper engraved print showing the personification of the Seasons and the Continents published in London in 1680 circa by John Overton
"Sold by John Overton at the White Horse at Corner of Litt Ould Baley without new gate neere the Fontane Taverne".
Showing the seasons in pulled chariots, i.a. Bacchus ("Autum") by goats and quails and the continents Europe, Asia, Africa and America in landscapes with mostly animals.
In fair condition with a pencil owner's entry "Lee Warly 1725" on recto and verso. Cut outside the platemark; a bit browned with traces of age; a little hole in centre; lower left corner dam. Traces of Mounting on verso.
A rare separate publishing