"[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)
Color: Hand Color
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").
Light toning on centerfolds.