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Planisphere terrestre suivant les nouvelles observations des astronomes =: Planispherium terrestre secundum recentiores astronomorum

Creator/Contributor:
Cassini, Jacques, 1677-1756, creator
Goeree, Jan, 1670-1731
Gouwen, Gilliam van der.
Place Of Origin:
Netherlands
A Leide
Publisher:
chez Pierre vander Aa
Creation Date:
[1713]
1713
Extent:
1 map : ill. ; 55 x 66 cm.
Language:
French
Genre:
map
Early works to 1800
Digital Format:
Images
Subjects:
World maps--Early works to 1800
Notes:
Covers northern and southern hemispheres (52 cm. diameter) view centered at north pole.
Relief shown pictorially.
Appears in: Le noveau théâtre du monde ... Leiden, Pierre van der Aa, 1713.
Prime meridian: Teneriffe.
Putti at left and right margins holding banner bearing: "Cet asterique * marque les lieux, dont on a corrigé les longitudes, par le moyen des telescopes et des eclipses des satellites de Jupiter = Hic aztericus * loca denotat quorum longitudines fuerunt emendata mediantibus telescopiis et satellitum jovis eclispibus."
For similar state, cf. Shirley, R.W. The mapping of the world, 579.
Surrounded by engravings of gods, putti, and astrological representations.
In French and Latin.
Attribution:
dressé et presenté au roy tres chretien par Mr. Cassini le fils, de l'Academie royale des sciences = observationes A. D. Cassini filio, Regiae Scientiarum Academiae Socio, deline atum. dicatumque Regi Christianissimo. ;J. Goeree del. G. v. Gouwen fecit.
Series:
Open Collections Program at Harvard University
Repository:
Harvard Map Collection, Harvard University
Record ID:
990115327690203941
HOLLIS Record:
https://id.lib.harvard.edu/alma/990115327690203941/catalog