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Library Globe, 1780

$ 27.586
€ 24.500

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 Library Globe, 1780
 Library Globe, 1780
 Library Globe, 1780
Description: 

Large 18th Century French Library Terrestrial Globe by Jean Fortin, Paris, 1780

A very rare and large Louis XVI terrestrial globe by the royal French globemaker Jean Baptiste Fortin (1740-1817). He had a shop in Paris, in the Rue de la Harpe and made globes of various sizes and published geographical works. This globe is the largest one he ever produced with a diameter of 32 cm published in 1780. It is signed in a beautiful cartouche: "Globe Terrestre Rédigé, d'après les observations astronomiques les plus justes et les plus récentes. Par Mr. Buy de Mornas, Géographe du Roy et les Enfants de France. A Paris, chez le Sr. Fortin, Ingénieur, Mécanicien du Roy, pour les globes et sphères Rue de la Harpe près celle du Foin, 1780". An attractive globe in a nice, authentic condition.

Price: 
$ 27.586
Price: 
€ 24.500
Size in cm: 
H. 52 W. 48 D. 48 cm.
Size in inch: 
H. 20 W. 19 D. 19 in.
Time Period: 
18th C.
Year: 
1780
Condition: 
Good
Country: 
France
Category:
In The Period Of: 
Neo-classicism
Reference No: 
2810

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