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Sphere de Ptolomee - Rose de Boussole Lattré 1782
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Sphere de Ptolomee - Rose de Boussole Lattré 1782

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Old map of the planet systems Ptolemy Sphere and Compass Rose.

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Sphere de Ptolomee - Rose de Boussole Lattré 1782

Title: Sphere de Ptolomee - Rose de Boussole.

Description: Old map of the planet systems Ptolemy Sphere and Compass Rose.
Origin: Atlas moderne ou collection de cartes sur toutes les parties du globe terrestre ar plusieurs auteurs. Avec approbation & privilege du Roy. A Paris
 
A Paris : chez Lattré et Delalain

Working in his official capacity, Lattré compiled some of the most detailed and accurate maps of the period.

Lattré's work represents an important step in the evolution of the cartographic ideology away from the decorative work of the 17th and early 18th century towards a more detail oriented and practical aesthetic. 

Origin: Atlas de toutes les parties connues du globe terrestre, ...
 published by Pellet, Geneva, 1780.

Size:
Sheet app.: 54 x 38 cm. 21.25 x 15 inches.
Image app.: 44 x 33.5 cm. 17.4 x 13.25 inches.
Condition: View very good. Fold as published.