Auction 124, Lot 39

"Demonstrations Geometriques, des Spheres Droite, Paralelle, et Oblique", Brion de la Tour, Louis

Subject: Cartographic Miscellany

Period: 1780 (circa)

Publication: Atlas General, civil, ecclesiastique et militaire

Color: Hand Color

Size:
12.3 x 10.8 inches
31.2 x 27.4 cm

This interesting, decorative chart is centered on an elaborate wind rose with astronomical diagrams. The diagrams are enclosed in an elaborate rococo border that was printed from a separate copper plate.

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Condition: A

A nice impression with attractive color. The margins have a few insignificant spots.

Estimate: $80 - $120

Sold for: $60

Closed on 5/7/2008

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