Planisphere Celeste Meridionale (and) Planisphere Celeste Septentrional

Nicolas de Fer (*1646 - 1720)
Coloured celestial map. Printed in Paris in the year 1705.

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Description

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.

Details

CartographerNicolas de Fer
TitlePlanisphere Celeste Meridionale (and) Planisphere Celeste Septentrional
Publisher, YearParis, 1705
Plate Size46.0 x 46.0 cm (18.1 x 18.1 inches)

Condition

Beautiful engravings on excellent paper, nice hand colour and wide margin. Outstanding conditions.

Cartographer

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.

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