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Planisphaerium terrestrecum globa

Planisphaerium terrestrecum globa
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Object ID: 1585

Price: €450,00

Planisphaerium terrestrecum globa coel et Terrae et sphaera armill etc
Double hemispherical world map showing the names of explorers including Magellan, Drake, Schouten and Tasman. California is depicted as an Island. Australia includes the western and northern coasts and the discoveries of Van Diemen. There are numerous Pacific islands including much of the western coastline of New Zealand. Five astronomical diagrams decorate the top of the map. At the base is a pair of globes and an armillary sphere, which is surrounded by putti using a variety of scientific instruments. The background is taken from a map by Homann displaying natural phenomenon such as volcanoes, earthquakes, waterspouts and a rainbow. The map was included in a geography book as the upper margin includes "Tab. I. Ad Geograph. et Astronom." Verso blank

Specific product properties:
Cartographer:Anonymous
Publisher:--
Year:1750
Colours:contemporary
Condition:very fine
Present in store: No

Measurements:
Length:
185 mm
Width:
215 mm




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