Two separate charts of southern and northern Hemisphere according to Philippe de la Hire (1640-1714). Hemisphere with surround of text and engraved dedication to Jean Paul Bignon from Herman van Loon.
Beautiful engravings on excellent paper, nice hand colour and wide margin. Outstanding conditions.
Nicolas de Fer was born in 1646 and was an important French geographer and cartographer of the late 17th Century. He issued more than 600 separate maps and was appointed Geographer of the King. He died in 1720.
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Nicolas de Fer: Planisphere Celeste Meridionale (and) Planisphere Celeste Septentrional.
Coloured celestial map. Printed in Paris in the year 1705.
Celestial Charts - de Fer, Nicolas - Planisphere Celeste Meridionale (and)...