Auction 130, Lot 67

"[Lot of 3] Demonstrations Geometriques, des Spheres Droite, Paralelle, et Oblique [and] Position respective des Peuples de la Terre [and] Suite de la Planch precedente", Brion de la Tour/Desnos

Subject: Cartographic Miscellany

Period: 1760 (circa)

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Color: Hand Color

Size:
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Three interesting, decorative charts featuring various cartographic diagrams. The first is centered on an elaborate wind rose with astronomical diagrams flanked with panels of French text (19 x 11"). The other pair of attractive diagrams show various cartographic theories and projections. Each is surrounded in a rococo style border with a small vignette at bottom center (12 x 10.8").

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Condition: B+

Light toning on centerfolds.

Estimate: $200 - $275

Unsold

Closed on 12/2/2009

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