"Globe Terrestre [on sheet with] Globe Celeste", Brion de la Tour, Louis
Subject: Cartographic Miscellany
Period: 1786 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
10 x 8.5 inches
25.4 x 21.6 cm
A beautiful engraving of a large pair of globes on ornate rococo-style bases. The Globe Terrestre is centered on the Eastern Hemisphere. The Globe Celeste displays the constellations of Ursa Major, Perseus, Gemini, Scorpio, Taurus, Virgo and others. The map (10 x 8.5") with text panels pasted at both sides, overall size 18.8 x 11".
Nice impression and color on a strong sheet with some minor marginal spots.