MACLOT, Jean Charles. Précis de sur le globe terrestre, ou explication de la mappemonde.
Paris, Vente, 1765.
12mo (165x100 mm), xv-(4)-364-(4) pages. binding : Contemporary full sheep, spine gilt in six compartments, title in gilt on lettering-piece, sprinkled edges. Corners chipped. Upper joint of the lower cover, starting to split at the head.
A book that gathers together technical indications inherent in the terrestrial globe (explanations of the meridians, determine the time whatever its position ...) and ethnographic, historical and geographical data. The perfect guide to the trotting globe of the eighteenth century!.
Price : 200 €