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ZATTA, Antonio.

Mappa Dell'Universo e de'due pui celebri Sistemi Planetarj. / Tavola Sferica. / Posizione Diversa Degli Abitanti Della Terra. / Planisferio Celeste Settentrionale Tagliato Sull' Equatore. / Celeste Meinale Tagliato Sull' Equatore. Venice: Antonio Zatta. 1777-79.

Together 5 sheets. Each image c. 31 x 41 cm. Variously coloured in block and in outline. The set comprises engravings of a projection of the universe, an illustration of spheres, an illustration describing the locations of the diverse populations of the world and two planispheres (celestial projections from the northern and southern hemispheres). The latter two engravings were drawn by Castellan, embellished by Pittori and engraved by Zuliani. Blank on versos. Light brown diagonal mark to lower left margin of the plate depicting the planisphere of the northern hemisphere, just encroaching onto image. Minor crease to left edge of the other planisphere engraving. Otherwise, the set is in very good condition.

Price £ 1500.00
Stock Code 27300
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