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Planisphere

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Planisphere : V. Levasseur

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A magnificently illustrated map of the world on Mercator's projection, with descriptions of the geography and history of the continents. The icy regions of the poles are marked by white space in the engraving, though not fully explored. Allegorical figures of the seasons within appropriate vegetal cartouches frame the map to left and right; above the map further figures represent the Elements; below it Christ enthroned with the Lion and the Lamb triumphs (with Europeans) over the forces of idolatry. Over all the signs of the zodiac form a banner against a starry night. The map was intended to demonstrate the breadth of French dominions and discoveries in the world.
region: World Maps
mapmaker: V. Levasseur  
place and date of publication: Paris c.1845-1860
medium and colour: steel plate, Original outline colour
size in mm: 305 by 410mm (12 by 16.25 inches).
ref: 37224

Price: £ 380£ 228

 
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