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Auction 90, Lot 407

"L'Usage des Globes Celeste et Terrestre, et des Spheres suivant les Differens Systemes du Monde",

Subject: Geography

Period: 1728 (dated)



6 x 8 inches
15.2 x 20.3 cm

French treatise on the use of globes, scientific instruments and a geography. 372 pages with numerous engravings, charts and diagrams, some folding. Includes maps of the World, Americas, Europe, Asia, Africa and several European regional maps, all of which are partially hand colored. Pages loose with some light toning. Full leather binding with cracked spine and damaged corners. Appears complete, although there is not a list of maps.


Condition: B

Estimate: $1,200 - $1,500

Sold for: $800

Closed on 3/15/2000