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A miniature illustration of the Solar System according to Descartes

Stock No. 23931 Category: Tag: Cartographer: MALLET, Alain Manesson.

Systeme de Descartes.
Paris, 1683. Coloured. 150 x 110mm, set in letterpress.

£240

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A highly-decorative 17th century plate illustrating the Solar System accoding to Ren? Descartes (1596-1650), showing the planets orbiting the Sun, a ring of stars, then a veil of clouds. Published in the 'Description de l'Univers'.

Additional information

Dimensions 110 × 150 mm
Cartographer

Date

1683

Extra Info

Systeme de Descartes.

Publication

Paris, 1683. Coloured. 150 x 110mm, set in letterpress.

Condition

A good example.

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