Auction 165, Lot 10

"[Lot of 3] Planisphere de Turquet / Planisphere de Bertius / Planisphere d Arzael [and] Carte du Monde de Marc Paul / Carte du Monde de Iacques Castaldo / Carte du Monde de Miguel Lopez [and] Globe de Mella / Globe de Posidonius / Globe de Ptolomee", Mallet, Alain Manesson

Subject: World

Period: 1684 (circa)

Publication: Beschreibung des Ganzen Welt-Kreisses...

Color: Hand Color

Size:
4 x 5.7 inches
10.2 x 14.5 cm

This fascinating set of three maps shows how the depictions of the known world have evolved over time, based on the work of various geographers and cartographers.

A. Planisphere de Turquet / Planisphere de Bertius / Planisphere d Arzael
B. Carte du Monde de Marc Paul / Carte du Monde de Iacques Castaldo / Carte du Monde de Miguel Lopez
C. Globe de Mella / Globe de Posidonius / Globe de Ptolomee

References: Pastoureau, MANESSON-MALLET I B.

Condition: A

Clean and bright examples on watermarked paper. The third sheet has an archivally repaired tear confined to the top blank margin.

Estimate: $400 - $475

Sold for: $200

Closed on 11/15/2017

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