Auction 100, Lot 60

"Tableau Cosmographique & Uranographique", Vuillemin

Subject: Cartographic Miscellany

Period: 1842 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
17.2 x 12.5 inches
43.7 x 31.8 cm

An interesting sheet that contains an armillary sphere, plan of the solar system, 32-point compass rose, plans explaining eclipses, the seasons and of the moons phases. Plus a thematic plan of the highest mountains with table, a similar plan of the longest rivers, and a 'legend' map shows various cartographic symbols used in mapmaking. A very handsome and well-engraved sheet.

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Condition: A

Crisp, dark impression. A little offsetting, still very good.

Estimate: $100 - $150

Sold for: $85

Closed on 9/12/2002

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