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  • Title/Content of Map: Du Globe Terrestre : Globe de Mella; Globe de Posidonius; Globe de Ptolomee. Ancient Conceptions of the Universe
  • Date Printed: 1683
  • Cartographer: Allain Manesson Mallet
  • Size (in): 4 x 6

    Interesting illustration of 3 maps from Mallet's "Description de l'Univers" in 5 volumes of Paris, 1683. Figure LXVII . Contains three mapped representations of the known parts of the Eastern Hemisphere (Europe, Asia, and Africa) as envisioned by three cartographers: Mella, Posidonius, and Ptolemy (Ptolomee). French text on verso.

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  • Domestic: Flat-rate of $15.00 to anywhere within the contiguous U.S.
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  • Location: This item ships from South Carolina

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  • Condition

    Good. Slight age toning.

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    Mallet: Antique Map, Ancient Conception of the Universe

    Estimate $90 - $100Dec 20, 2017
    New York, NY, USA
    Auction Curated By:
    Steve Kovacs
    Maps Expert