1783 – J.B. Nolin – Hemisphere occidental ou Nouveau Monde


Title:                 “Hémisphère occidental ou Nouveau Monde.”​

Very rare map of Western Hemisphere.  It contains schematic drawings of the Copernicus, Ptolomee and Descartes solar systems as well as the eclipses of the moon and the sun, the course of the earth around the sun and the path of the Moon around the earth.

Comes from rarely seen Jean-Baptiste Nolin atlas “Atlas Général a l’usage des colleges et maisons d’education pour l’intelligence de l’histoire ancienne et moderne, accordés aux observations de l’Accadémie Rle. des sciences suivant les dernieres Memories de . J.B. Nolin …” published by Mondhare in Paris , 1783.

Cartographer:     Jean-Baptiste Nolin (1657–1708)

Leaf size:                  29,2 x 23,7 cm

Year:                       1783

Technique:             copper engraving


Very good, original condition. Watermarked paper and contemporary hand coloring.


This is an original antique map published circa 1783 and NOT a modern copy or reprint


On your request I will provide a Certificate of Authenticity

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