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Prints depicting Instruments
MALLET, A.M.,  Equateur., antique map, old maps MALLET, A.M. - Equateur.
Paris, 1683, Uncolored.. 146x103mm. Paper very slightly age-toned. Good condition.
Appealing print centred on an armillary sphere. The latter sits atop a map of the world which clearly shows California as an island. In addition to this curious feature, we also see an enormous southern continent in the world sphere map.
From the French text edition of Description d'Univers....
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Estimate
($ 125 - 200)

Starting bid
$ 100
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
MALLET, A.M.,  DE LA SPHERE. Figure II., antique map, old maps MALLET, A.M. - DE LA SPHERE. Figure II.
Paris, 1683, Uncoloured.. 142x100mm. Some age-toning of paper. Else very good condition.
Appealing print depicting an armillary sphere.
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 who worked in 17th century France under King Louis XIV....
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Estimate
($ 120 - 150)

Starting bid
$ 50
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
MALLET,A.M.,  DE LA SPHERE. Figure III., antique map, old maps MALLET,A.M. - DE LA SPHERE. Figure III.
Paris, 1683, Uncoloured.. 144x100mm. Some age-toning of paper. 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
($ 160 - 200)

Starting bid
$ 100
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
MALLET, A.M.,  DE LA SPHERE. Figure XII., antique map, old maps MALLET, A.M. - DE LA SPHERE. Figure XII.
Paris, 1683, Uncolored.. 143x101mm. Slightly age-toning of paper. Else good condition.
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
($ 120 - 150)

Starting bid
$ 50
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
CHIQUET, J.,  Globe Terrestre. / Globe Celeste., antique map, old maps CHIQUET, J. - Globe Terrestre. / Globe Celeste.
Paris, 1719, Coloured.. 158x213mm. Good condition.
A very decorative depiction of a terrestrial and celestial globe on a decorative base. The page is filled with seven diagrams.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 120 - 175)

Starting bid
$ 95
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
DESNOS, L.C. / DE MORNAS, B., Géographie Moderne, Historique et Politique., antique map, old maps DESNOS, L.C. / DE MORNAS, B. - Géographie Moderne, Historique et Politique.
Paris, 1762, In original colours.. 380x550mm. Marginal water staning and foxing. Green ink spot affecting the subject. Marginal worm holes.
Beautiful plate depicting two armillary spheres, framed by text panels in letterpress and on past-on-slips with a explanation on both sides, set in a floral border.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 60 - 100)

Starting bid
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 5
BARBIELLINI, C.A.,  Sphere (No title), antique map, old maps BARBIELLINI, C.A. - Sphere (No title)
Milan, 1807, Coloured.. 120x90mm. Good and dark impression.
Rare Italian print of a sphere. Paper size 350x225mm. From his "Atlante della geografia antica e moderna".... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 100 - 120)

Starting bid
$ 50
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
LAPIE, E.,  Systémes Planétaires, antique map, old maps LAPIE, E. - Systémes Planétaires
Paris, 1830, Uncolored.. 416x547mm. A good impression. Some very minor brow spotting as usual.
A charming print showing an armillary globe with smaller circular diagrams illustrating the theories of Ptolemy, Copernicus, Brahe, etc. Published by Alexandre Emile Lapie, a Colonel de l'Etat Major and first geographer to the King. From his Atlas Universal (1829-37). In lower part blind-stam... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 120 - 200)

Starting bid
$ 100
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2