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Lot 53
By: Allain Manesson Mallet
Subject: Armillary Spheres
Date: 1683 (circa)

Publication: Beschreibung des Ganzen Welt-Kreisses

Condition Code: B+

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Color: hand color

Size: 4.3 x 5.9 inches
         11.0 x 15.0 cm

    Each of these exquisite engravings features an armillary sphere against a nature backdrop. The first shows the equinoctial and solstitial colures and includes an alternate German title, Von den en Coluren across the top. The second sphere is mounted on a stone stand and labels the Arctic and Antarctic circles as well as the tropics of Cancer and Capricorn. Size varies slightly.

Condition Description: Both sheets have light soiling mostly confined to the margins and hinge tape on the versos. Des Colures is on a watermarked sheet with a short printer's crease.

Ref: Pastoureau, MANESSON-MALLET I B.

$200.00 - $230.00

Sold for: $120.00

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