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SEUTTER, M., Sphaerae ArtificialesSynoptica Idea delineatae et propositae., antique map, old maps SEUTTER, M. - Sphaerae ArtificialesSynoptica Idea delineatae et propositae.
Augsburg, 1730, Original colouring.. 495x575mm. Different repairs, with reconstruction of loss printed areas, cut to the margins, with different imperfections.
This spectacular copper engraving shows a pair of terrestrial and celestial globes, and a Ptolemaic armillary sphere, on Baroque stands.
The terrestrial globe depicts in a simplified form Asia, Europe and Africa. The celestial depicts globe various constellations according to Greek mythology. <...
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Estimate
($ 400 - 500)

Starting bid
$ 340
Condition:
Condition Rating: 5
Richard Gough / John Cary. , Clog Almanac. , antique map, old maps Richard Gough / John Cary. - Clog Almanac.
London, 1806, Uncoloured . 430x260mm. In good condition with some light age toning.
An interesting engraving of a Clog Almanac published in Camden's Brittania, and engraved by John Cary.

The clog almanac is a primitive kind of almanac or calendar, formerly used in England, made by cutting notches and figures on the four edges of a clog, or square piece of wood, brass, or...
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Estimate
($ 100 - 125)

Starting bid
$ 65
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3