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World Map. Nolin, Jean Baptiste. Original wall map. Paris 1720-30

World Map. Nolin, Jean Baptiste. Original wall map. Paris 1720-30
World Map. Nolin, Jean Baptiste. Original wall map. Paris 1720-30
World Map. Nolin, Jean Baptiste. Original wall map. Paris 1720-30
World Map. Nolin, Jean Baptiste. Original wall map. Paris 1720-30
World Map. Nolin, Jean Baptiste. Original wall map. Paris 1720-30

World Map. Nolin, Jean Baptiste. Original wall map. Paris 1720-30    World Map. Nolin, Jean Baptiste. Original wall map. Paris 1720-30

Le globe terrestre representé en deux plans hemispheres dressé sur la proyection de Mr de la Hure de l´Academie de Sciences. Original engraved world map in four sheets and side decorative panels with figures. Double hemisphere with atlas figures holding the hemispheres and representations of the Ptolemaic and Copernican systems. Side panels with representations of biblical scenes.

The map is geographically correct and updated in some geographical details but in others still remains with old misconceptions. The map has been expertly restored and mounted on canvas.

Waterstaining, rubbed and crackings affecting some parts of the plate. Highly decorative map by Nolin, royal geographer of King Louis XIV and prominent figure in the later XVII century in France. The present example is most probably an issue dated 1720-30 and before the later issues by Crepy around 1750-70. Ref : Shirley 605, pgs 598-601. Paris 1720-30" is in sale since Saturday, September 5, 2020.

This item is in the category "Arte y antigüedades\Litografías y grabados\Estampaciones y grabados". The seller is "obregonmapsandprints" and is located in Madrid. This item can be shipped worldwide.

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World Map. Nolin, Jean Baptiste. Original wall map. Paris 1720-30    World Map. Nolin, Jean Baptiste. Original wall map. Paris 1720-30