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MALLET,A.M.,  DE LA SPHERE. Figure XII., antique map, old maps MALLET,A.M. - DE LA SPHERE. Figure XII.
Paris, 1683, Uncoloured.. 143x102mm. In very good condition. Dark impression.
A fine 17th century depiction of a floor globe with a turned wooden leg base, the globe displaying an enormous southern continent. Atop this is a wonderful miniature tabletop armillary sphere.
From the German text edition of Description d'Univers.. (5 volumes), 1683. By Allain Manneson M...
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Estimate
($ 100 - 125)

Starting bid
$ 60
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
MALLET, A.M.,  Equateur., antique map, old maps MALLET, A.M. - Equateur.
Frankfurt, 1684, Uncoloured.. 146x103mm. Paper age-toned. Good condition.
Appealing print centered on an armillary sphere. The latter sits atop a map of the world which clearly shows California as an island (in reverse!- the engraver must have copied the image and engraved it backwards). In addition to this curious feature, we also see an enormous southern continent in th... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 100 - 125)

Starting bid
$ 50
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
Prints depicting Instruments
MALLET, A.M.,  DE LA SPHERE. Figure III. 7, antique map, old maps MALLET, A.M. - DE LA SPHERE. Figure III. 7
Paris, 1683, Uncoloured.. 144x100mm. Some age-toning of paper. Else very good condition.
Appealing print focused on an armillary sphere. The latter is surmounted by a cartouche containing some angles in a circle.
From the French text edition of Description d'Univers.. (5 volumes), 1683. By Allain Manneson Mallet (1630-1706), a well travelled military engineer and geographer ...
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Estimate
($ 120 - 150)

Starting bid
$ 80
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
MALLET,A.M.,  Fig. 2. [ print depicting three armillary spheres], antique map, old maps MALLET,A.M. - Fig. 2. [ print depicting three armillary spheres]
Frankfurt, 1684, Uncoloured.. 144x100mm. Some brown spotting along the margins, namely the upper margin. Good condition.
Appealing print depicting three armillary spheres.
From the German text edition of Description d'Univers.. (5 volumes), 1683. By Allain Manneson Mallet (1630-1706), a well travelled military engineer and geographer who worked in 17th century France under King Louis XIV....
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Estimate
($ 120 - 150)

Starting bid
$ 50
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
MALLET, A.M.,  Des Colures - Von denen Coluren., antique map, old maps MALLET, A.M. - Des Colures - Von denen Coluren.
Frankfurt, 1684, Uncoloured.. 153x106mm. In very good condition. Dark impression.
Appealing print of an armillary sphere.
From the German text edition of Description d'Univers.. (5 volumes), 1683. By Allain Manneson Mallet (1630-1706), a well travelled military engineer and geographer who worked in 17th century France under King Louis XIV....
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Estimate
($ 80 - 100)

Starting bid
$ 50
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
KITCHIN, T. , Armillary Sphere., antique map, old maps KITCHIN, T. - Armillary Sphere.
London, 1750, Uncolored. 220x160mm. In fine condition.
A fine antique, copperplate print of a celestial armillary sphere, engraved by Thomas Kitchin in 1750.
Thomas Kitchin (17181784) was an English engraver and cartographer, who became hydrographer to the king. He was also a writer, who wrote about the history of the West Indies....
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Estimate
($ 100 - 125)

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Starting bid
$ 1
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3