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95 DUVAL, P. Planisphere, ou Carte Generale du Monde. Paris, 1676. Limites en col. ancien. Angle supérieur gauche consolidé. - Top left corner expertly repaired. Original outline colours. 335 x 590 mm.

600 - 1000 €
Adjugé pour 500 €

¤ Troisième état. Carte gravée par Louis Cordier. Au-dessus des hémisphères des diagrammes figurent les orbites planétaires et les vents. - Third State. 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. - Shirley, World, 441.



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98 ROBERT DE VAUGONDY, G. Mappe-Monde dressée suivant les nouvelles relations. . . Paris, Delamarche, 1804. Col. Quelques marques de plis. - Coloured. 478 x 740 mm.

200 - 300 €
Adjugé pour 180 €

¤ Mappe-monde divisée en deux hémisphères. Corrigée et augmentée des découvertes du Cap. Cook… de celles de La Pérouse en 1801, de Vancouver, de Mackensie, en 1802, et de toutes celles faites dans la mer du Sud… - There is particular detail for the Pacific basin, with tracks of Cook, Anson, and Tasman. Later addition with extra title information: "Augmentée des Découvertes … de la Pérouse, 1801, de Vancouver, de Mackensie, 1802".



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Hémisphères célèstes


99 CELLARIUS, A. / VALK & SCHENK. Hemisphaerii Borealis Coeli et Terrae Sphaeri Cascenographia. Amsterdam, Valk & Schenk, 1708. Col. d'époque. Bel exemplaire en col. d'époque. Infimes rousseurs, petite fente marginale en bas du pli central. - In attractive original colours. 420 x 490 mm.

1000 - 1200 €
Adjugé pour 1000 €

¤ Magnifique carte céleste représentant l'hémisphère boréal issue de l'atlas de CellariusAtlas Coelestiset réédité par Schenk et Valk en 1708.
Andreas Cellarius (active from 1656-1702), Dutch mathematician and geographer, rector of the Latin School at Hoorn. He may have been of German or Polish origin, with the name of Keller or Kellner.
Cellarius adopted the system of Julius Schiller who renamed all constellations known at that time and sketched them again in order to fit the sky into a system of Christian symbolism.
In Cellarius' Atlas Coelestis Schiller's system has been elaborated further. In fact, Schiller became more widely known by Cellarius' atlas than by his own work. Schenk and Valk re-published the book and added their names on the plate.



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