"Globe Terrestre [on sheet with] Globe Celeste", Le Rouge, George Louis
Subject: Cartographic Miscellany
Period: 1748 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
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.
Attractive old color. Minor surface soil, mostly in blank margins.