Auction 115, Lot 58

"Tableau du Systeme General de la Cosmographie Moderne", Garnier, Francis Marie Joseph

Subject: Cartographic Miscellany

Period: 1860 (dated)

Publication: Atlas Spheroidal & Universel de Geographie

Color: Printed Color

Size:
29 x 19 inches
73.7 x 48.3 cm

Interesting chart centered on an armillary sphere and compass rose with numerous diagrams of the solar system, zodiac, climate, phases of the moon and an array of other contemporary scientific models. At the bottom are comparative charts of mountain heights, ocean depths and river lengths. A very handsome chart colored in the tinted lithographic process.

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Condition: A

Some damage to paper edges, well away from map.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $100

Closed on 6/21/2006

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