Auction 112, Lot 62

"Globe Terrestre [on sheet with] Globe Celeste", Le Rouge, George Louis

Subject: Cartographic Miscellany

Period: 1748 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
10.8 x 8 inches
27.4 x 20.3 cm

A beautiful engraving of a pair of table globes on carved bases. The Globe Terrestre is centered on the Eastern Hemisphere. The Globe Celeste is showing the sky with Ursa Major, Leo, Andromede, Gemini and Hydra. Other diagrams include a 32-point wind rose, lunar and solar eclipses, and the solar system.

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Condition: B

Attractive old color. Minor surface soil, mostly in blank margins.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $140

Closed on 9/28/2005

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