Maps Vintage

Geo-Spherique Map of the Winds 17th century Antique Poster Print Wall Map

$25.00

Maps Vintage

Geo-Spherique Map of the Winds 17th century Antique Poster Print Wall Map

$25.00

Mappe Monde Geo-Spherique 1760

This hand -colored 1760 engraved geo-spherical map of the world was dedicated to, and approved by, King Louis XVI. It shows an introduction to geography, hydrography and the armillary sphere and offers commentaries distributed around and within the hemispheres. The winds are represented around the spheres, both in Franch and Italian. Also present are 4 diagrams representing respectively the system of Copernicus, Ptolemy, Tycho, and Descartes. Two more diagrams explain the theory of the Solar and the Lunar eclipes. Seasons, longitudes, latitudes, climate zones are also represented, with indications about and the people who inhabited the various areas of the world.

Our reproductions are handmade in our Los Angeles studio, using only high resolution files printed on archival matte photo paper.

During the restoration process, we pay great attention to matching the colors to the original maps. Please note that your computer screen might display slightly different colors than our professionally calibrated monitors.

This map is available in 5 different sizes on matte photo paper.

18x24 inches - $25.00
21x28 inches - $35.00
24x32 inches - $45.00
30x40 inches - $65.00
36x48 inches - $75.00

This map is also available printed on canvas by clicking on the link below:
https://www.etsy.com/listing/461937506/geo-spherique-map-of-the-winds-17th

This map ships rolled in a rigid tube and is ready to hang!

Shipping info:
Allow 3-5 days before shipping as our maps are made to order.
For the U.S. we use USPS Priority Mail which delivers within 1 to 3 days.
For outside the U.S. we use USPS Priority Mail International which averages 6 to 10 days. Europe might take a little longer due to customs.