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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.
*FRAMES ARE FOR DISPLAY PURPOSES ONLY AND ARE NOT INCLUDED WITH THIS PRINT*
This map comes in 5 different sizes, printed on archival Epson Enhanced Matte Paper, each with a 1/8 inch white border.
18x24 inches - $25.00
21x28 inches - $35.00
24x32 inches - $45.00
30x40 inches - $75.00
36x48 inches - $85.00
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.
All maps are shipped rolled in a rigid tube.
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