Perioeciens Antoeciens Hétéroiciens Périsciens Asciens DESNOS/LA TOUR 1771 map

Perioeciens Antoeciens Hétéroiciens Périsciens Asciens DESNOS/LA TOUR 1771 map

Product SKU: P-7-013734

Price £52.99

'Position Respective des Peuples de la Terre, Perioeciens, Antoeciens, Hétéroiciens, Périsciens, Asciens' by Louis Brion de la Tour / Louis Desnos (1771). Antique eighteenth century copperplate atlas map with original hand colour, and ornate border. The flanking columns of descriptive text were stuck onto the sheet at the time of publication, 56.5 x 44.0cm, 22.25 x 17.25 inches; Please note that this is a folding map.

Respective position of the peoples of the Earth: Perioeciens (people who ha

TITLE/CONTENT OF MAP: 'Position Respective des Peuples de la Terre, Perioeciens, Antoeciens, Hétéroiciens, Périsciens, Asciens'

Respective position of the peoples of the Earth: Perioeciens (people who have the same seasons, but opposite hours), Antoeciens (people with opposite seasons, but in the same time zone), Heteroiciens (people whose shadows always lie in the direction of the nearest pole at midday - i.e. those who live outside the tropics), Perisciens (people around whom their shadows always rotate, as long as the sun is shining - ie those who live within the polar regions), Asciens (people who have no shadow at midday) and Amphisciens (people whose shadows sometimes fall on one side of them, and sometimes on the other) - ie people who live in the tropics

DATE PRINTED: 1771    

IMAGE SIZE: Approx 56.5 x 44.0cm, 22.25 x 17.25 inches (Large); Please note that this is a folding map.

TYPE: Antique eighteenth century copperplate atlas map with original hand colour, and ornate border. The flanking columns of descriptive text were stuck onto the sheet at the time of publication

CONDITION: Good; suitable for framing. Please check the scan for any blemishes prior to making your purchase. Virtually all antiquarian maps and prints are subject to some normal aging due to use and time which is not obtrusive unless otherwise stated. We offer a no questions asked return policy.

AUTHENTICITY: This is an authentic historic map, published at the date stated above. It is not a modern copy.

VERSO: There is nothing printed on the reverse side, which is plain

FOLDING: This is a folding map.

ARTIST/CARTOGRAPHER/ENGRAVER: Louis Brion de la Tour / Louis Desnos

PROVENANCE: "Atlas General méthodique et élémentaire, pour l'étude de la géographie et de l'histoire moderne", mis au jour et éxécute par le Sr. Desnos, a Paris chez Desnos Libraire, et Ingénieur Géographe pour les Globes et Spheres de sa Majesté Danoise, Rue S. Jacques, a l'Enseigne du Globe et de la Sphere. Avec privilege du Roi MDCCLXX

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