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Publisher: DE MORNAS / DESNOS.
Title: Du Meridien et de L’Equateur.
Published in: Paris, 1790
   
Size: 11.6 x 17.9 inches.
29.5 x 45.5 cm.
Colouring:

Original Colouring
Condition: In fine condition with usual age toning.
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A circular map depicting the Equator and Tropic of Cancer and Capricorn. To the left and right of the map is French text with remarks and descriptions of the map. It is from “Geographie Moderne Historique et Politique”.
Claude Buy de Mornas (d. 1783), was Géographe du roi (1764). He produced the Atlas Méthodique et Elémentaire de Géographie et d' Histoire in 1761 and the Atlas Historique et Géographique in 1762.

Louis Charles Desnos (1728-1805) was a renowned mapmaker, globe maker, and publisher of Paris. He came to control plates by Buy de Mornas, Brion de la Tour and Robert de Vaugondy, amongst others, and re-issued many of their works.




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