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(SALE) Antique astronomical chart / Virtual Rare Map Fair

€50.00

Title: [Antique celestial chart depicting the windrose] Poles du Monde, de l 'Eclyptique., et de l 'Horison. points des Equinoxes, et des Solstices; points Cardinaux et Collateraux. / ROSES DE VENTS.
Author: Buy de Mornas, Cl.
PlaceAndYear: Paris, L.C. Desnos,1761.
Description: Claude Buy de Mornas (d. 1783), geographe du roi (1764). Atlas Methodique et Elementaire de Geographie et d' Histoire, 1761, Atlas Historique et Geographique, 1762.

A chart depicting the windrose according to the French and the Italians. With on both sides a descriptionary text on the poles of the earth and the heavens and the two equinoxial points and the two solsticial points in the yearly movement of the sun. All within an elaborate and very decorative border. A very fine item.
Dimensions: 400 x 550 mm
Colouring: original colouring
Condition: very good condition.
PRICE REDUCED FROM EURO 755.- TO EURO 50.-. COSTS ARE EXTRA.
  • Number: 1010012
  • Dealer: Speculum Orbis Nauticum







 
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