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Astronomy, Diagram, Celestial Chart, Atlas Curieux, Nicholas De Fer, Antique Prints, c. 1700

Astronomy and Scientific Prints
from L’Atlas Curieux
Nicolas de Fer, Paris: 1700-05
Hand-colored engravings
10.75 x 15.25 inches, average overall
Prices vary: $450 each and up

Nicholas De Fer (1646-1720) was a cartographer, engraver and publisher who issued more than 600 maps, including atlases, sheet maps and large wall maps. He gained a great reputation in his lifetime and was appointed Geographer to the King. The Atlas Curieux was his acknowledged masterpiece.

Condition: Generally very good with only minor overall toning and wear. Central horizontal crease as issued.

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18th Century