"Sphere Armillaire decritte en Deux Planshemispheres", Moullart-Sanson, Pierre
Period: 1728 (dated)
Publication: Introduccion a la Geographie
Color: Hand Color
25.2 x 19 inches
64 x 48.3 cm
Very unusual and attractive chart with two spheres showing the stars and their positions relevant to the North and South Poles. The Signs of the Zodiac cut a diagonal path through each sphere and are repeated again in a panel at bottom. A splendid wind compass completes the composition at bottom center.
Tissue repair of tiny fold separation.