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Le Nom De Systeme.

  • ARTIST: Georges Louis Le Rouge

  • MEDIUM: Copper plate engraving,

    DATE: 1756

  • EDITION SIZE: Image 8 x 10 1/2" (20 x 26.7 cm)

  • DESCRIPTION: A decorative armillary sphere, published in Paris by Le Rouge. The primary image is surrounded by 4 models of the solar system, based upon Copernicus, Ptolemee, Ticho-Brahe and the System Compose, a composite system invented by Martianus Capella, based upon Ptolomee and Tycho Brahe, with the earth at the center of the Universe.<br><br> This map appeared in: Atlas Nouveau Portatif a l'Usage des Militaires et du Voyageur.


  • CONDITION: Good condition.


  • CATEGORIES: Maps , Curiosities