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Scarce World Map with Unusual Decorative Elements, "Nova Totius Terrarum Orbis Geographica ac Hydrographica Tabula", Sonnius, Jean

Subject: World Period: 1645 (dated) Publication: D'Avity's Le Monde Color: Hand Color Size: 15.2 x 20.7 This scarce and very handsome map was drawn from Melchior Tavernier's map of 1643. Large, bold banners showing the equivalent degrees in French and German miles frame the double hemisphere map with celestial charts filling the spandrels. In the... more
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11 Sep 2019
Location
USA, Virginia

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