Auction 168, Lot 30

"Tableau General de Thermometrie dans les Diverses Contrees du Globe...", Garnier, Francis Marie Joseph

Subject: World

Period: 1860 (dated)

Publication: Atlas Spheroidal & Universel de Geographie

Color: Hand Color

Size:
28.5 x 20 inches
72.4 x 50.8 cm

This handsome map shows the extent of weather trends, including glaciers and snow. Insets at the bottom depict vegetative and extreme zones, along with thermometers and notes on climate and meteorology. The map is surrounded by a keyboard-style border. Printed in Paris by Sarazin.

Garnier's Atlas Spheroidal & Universel de Geographie is quite rare and sought-after for its elegant hand coloring, precise engraving, and decorative maps.

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Condition: B+

There are a couple of light spots in the image.

Estimate: $100 - $130

Sold for: $50

Closed on 6/6/2018

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