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Publisher: DUVAL, P.
Title: Planisphere, ou Carte Generale du Monde.
Published in: Paris, 1676
Size: 13.2 x 23.2 inches.
33.5 x 59.0 cm.

In original o/l colours.
Condition: Paper slightly age-toned and some light spotting. Left and right margins a bit brittle.
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Third State, dated 1676. Engraved by Louis Cordier. The two hemispheres generally follow Sanson's latest world map of 1660 except for the unusual, and less accurate, representation of Australia. Du Val has also retained a prominent southern continent. Outside the hemispheres, at the top, there are circular diagrams showing the compass points, winds and planetary orbits : in the bottom corners a small terrestrial globe and an armillary sphere.
Reference: Shirley, World, 441.

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DUVAL, P. - Planisphere, ou Carte Generale du Monde.

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