‘PREMIERE PARTIE DE L’HEMISHERE CELESTE SEPTENTRIONAL.’ / SECONDE PARTIE DE L’HEMISPHERE CELESTE SEPTENTRIONAL.’ by N. A. Pluche / J. P. Le Bas c.1755

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An interesting and decorative pair of  18th Century celestial maps of the Northern Hemisphere which were engraved by Jacques-Phillippe Le Bas and published in Noël Antoine Pluche’s Le Spectacle De La Nature: Ou Entretiens Sur Les Particularités De L’histoire Naturelle (Paris:Estienne freres, 1755).

  • These are original copperplate engravings with later hand colour.
  • Printed areas are approximately 28.9cms by 15.2cms for ‘PREMIERE PARTIE’ and 29.1cms by 15.1cms for ‘SECONDE PARTIE’.
  • The maps are in very good condition; vertical folds, as issued. The left margin on the lower sheet is close but still mountable without loss. Click on image for a better view.
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  • Guaranteed to be over 265 years old.
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