"La Sphere Artificielle", Fer, Nicolas de
Subject: Cartographic Miscellany
Period: 1717 (dated)
Publication: L'Atlas Curieux ou le Monde...
Color: Hand Color
12.7 x 9 inches
32.3 x 22.9 cm
Nice engraving of a handsome set of table globes consisting of a celestial globe, armillary sphere and a terrestrial globe.
References: Kanas, Fig. 7.13.
A crisp impression on watermarked paper, issued folding and now flattened with one minute hole at a fold intersection. There is minor toning along the top edge of the sheet and the binding trim at left has been professionally replaced with an adjacent 1/2" binding tear that has been archivally repaired.