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Auction 171, Lot 68

"La Sphere Artificielle...", Fer, Nicolas de

Subject: Cartographic Miscellany

Period: 1740 (dated)

Publication: L'Atlas Curieux ou le Monde...

Color: Hand Color

12.9 x 9.2 inches
32.8 x 23.4 cm
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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

Issued folding, now flattened on watermarked paper with a couple of minute worm holes and a few insignificant spots. A binding trim at left has been professionally replaced and an adjacent 1" binding tear has been professionally repaired.

Estimate: $170 - $200

Sold for: $120

Closed on 2/6/2019