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Anon., The Goddess Vesta Presenting to the Figure of Geography, the Geographical Description of the World, & instructing Her in that Science. n.p., n.d., (London, c. 1770). 9 x 6. BW. Fine. SOLD

Frontispiece from an unknown geographical work with credit lines for the painter (Gwyn, possibly John, d. 1786), and the engraver (Hall, possibly John or William, both London late 18th century). Vesta displays a double-hemisphere world map to Geography who rests her arm on a large globe. The vignette is enclosed in a Chinoiserie inspired border.

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