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Auction 168, Lot 56

"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.

Condition: A

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.

Estimate: $180 - $210

Sold for: $120

Closed on 6/6/2018