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Nolin, Jean Baptiste
LE GLOBE TERRESTRE REPRESENTÉ EN DEUX PLANS-HEMISPHERES... DEDIÉ A MGR. L'ABBE BIGNON... PARIS: CREPY, [1775]
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Nolin, Jean Baptiste
LE GLOBE TERRESTRE REPRESENTÉ EN DEUX PLANS-HEMISPHERES... DEDIÉ A MGR. L'ABBE BIGNON... PARIS: CREPY, [1775]
Estimate
18,00020,000
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Nolin, Jean Baptiste
LE GLOBE TERRESTRE REPRESENTÉ EN DEUX PLANS-HEMISPHERES... DEDIÉ A MGR. L'ABBE BIGNON... PARIS: CREPY, [1775]
1269 x 1615mm., large engraved twin-hemispherical wall-map in 4 sheets joined, laid down, border comprising 16 pictorial vignettes depicting in contemporary terms events from history, allegorical spandrel vignettes, hand-coloured, restored with some loss and areas in facsimile, a few small marginal tears
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Literature

cf. Shirley 605

Catalogue Note

ONE OF THE FINEST LARGE-SCALE MAPS EVER PRODUCED, ILLUSTRATING THE ARTISTIC AND GEOGRAPHICAL SKILL OF EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY FRENCH CARTOGRAPHY.

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