Des Systemes du Monde


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Place Published: Paris
Publisher: Mondhare et Jean
Date Published: 1787

Description: Map. Colored engraving. Image measures 16 1/4" x 22 3/4".

Comments: This is an unusual celestial chart depicting the different systems of the World. Features nine diagrams including the system of the world according to Ptolemy, Copernicus, Tycho Brahe and Compound Systems. Text on either side of the diagrams describe the diagrams in detail. Map is in good condition with minor foxing. Exhibits small split along original centerfold near bottom margin. From Clouet's "Geographie moderne avec une introduction." Jean-Baptiste Louis Clouet was a French geographer of the Royal Academy of Sciences of Rouen in the 18th century. This map is a beautiful example from his most important work.

Binding: unbound
Language: English
Type: Maps

Book ID: 263926

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By This Author: CLOUET, J. B. L.
By This Publisher: Mondhare et Jean
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