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[World] Du Val, Planisphere, ou Carte Generale du Monde. Paris, 1684. 13 x 23½. Color. Minor creasing, else VG. SOLD
Double hemisphere map with the island of California by Du Val's widow and daughter. The huge Great Southern Continent still identifies the Land of the Parrots. Wind roses, globe and armillary sphere fill the corners. The plan of the solar system is earth-centered.
Reference: Shirley 522, but with the widow Du Val listed as well as daughter Marie Angelique.
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