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Auction 189, Lot 56

"Division du Globe Terrestre par Zones Corespondantes ala Sphere Celeste - Correspondance du Globe Terrestre avec la Situation des Habitans du Monde", Leth, Hendrik de

Subject: Cartographic Miscellany, Climactic Zones

Period: 1740 (circa)

Publication: Nouvel Atlas Geographique & Historique...

Color: Hand Color

8.5 x 6.6 inches
21.6 x 16.8 cm
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This engraving is centered on a double-hemisphere globe illustrating the climatic zones and is surrounded by several diagrams showing the correlation between the earth and the sky. For his Nouvel Atlas, Leth made close copies of Jacques Chiquet's maps published in Le Nouveau et Curieux Atlas in 1719.

References: Shirley (BL Atlases) T.LETH-1a.

Condition: B

A nice impression with contemporary color, issued folding with light soiling, light toning along the folds, and fold separations that have been repaired with paper on verso.

Estimate: $95 - $120

Sold for: $50

Closed on 9/14/2022