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DELISLE, Guillaume, & Philippe BUACHE.

L’ALLEMAGNE, dresse sur les Observations de Tycho Brahe, de Kepler, de Snellius…..

Published: Paris. 1788

Stock code: 52803

Price: £400

Sale Price: £160

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Attractive ornamental cartouche, Two secondary cartouches, one containing nine scales, the other is an ‘ Avertissement’ explaining the depiction of the German provinces and enclaves. The map not only shows Germany, but also the Low Countries, Switzerland, Austria parts of Poland and Hungary. The plates were originally made by De l’Isle around 1700. Covens and Mortimer reissued them. Phillipe Buache was de l’Isle’s successor, and son in law, he continued to reissue de l’Isle’s maps in the later eighteenth century.

Copperplate engraving with later hand colour. Very good condition, some watermarks on margins, short closed tear at lower centrefold.some sporadic spotting and light browning on margins. Size: 64 x 49 cm.

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