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Nr. 978: Planisphere

World in hemispheres
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“Planisphere, ou Carte generale du Monde”. Engraved double-hemispherical world map with original border colour by Pierre du Val, “A Paris Chez la Veuve de l’Auteur , sur le Quay de l’Orloge pres le Palais.. 1684”. 33,5 x 59 cm.


Shirley 522. A close copy of Pierre du Val’s world map first issued in 1666 (Shirley 441), but from a new plate. Probably our copy is an intermediate state published by du Val’s widow before the daughter took over the business and changed the imprint. – Wide upper and lower margins, side margins narrow. Unobtrusive restoration to centre fold. Very good copy.
€ 1.200

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