"Demonstrations Geometriques, des Spheres Droite, Paralelle, et Oblique", Brion de la Tour/Desnos
Subject: Cartographic Miscellany
Period: 1772 (published)
Publication: Atlas General Methodique et Elementaire
Color: Hand Color
22 x 17.5 inches
55.9 x 44.5 cm
A fabulous, large compass or wind rose with fleur-de-lis. Plus four diagrams with earth at center, and a sphere of the earth demonstrating the theory of refraction. The map (10 x 8.5") with text panels at both sides is surrounded by an elaborate rococo border.
A couple spots, else very good.