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Title
Planisphere terrestre suivant les nouvelles observations des astronomes = :  Planispherium terrestre secundum recentiores astronomorum   / dressé et presenté au roy tres chretien par Mr. Cassini le fils, de l'Academie royale des sciences = observationes A. D. Cassini filio, Regiae Scientiarum Academiae Socio, deline atum. dicatumque Regi Christianissimo. ;J. Goeree del. G. v. Gouwen fecit.
Planispherium terrestre secundum recentiores astronomorum
Scale
[ca. 1:550,000,000].
Name/Creator
Cassini, Jacques, 1677-1756, creator
Goeree, Jan, 1670-1731
Gouwen, Gilliam van der.
HOLLIS IDDigital ObjectLocation
Map Coll (Pusey)

Networked Resource
Place of Origin
A Leide
Publisher
chez Pierre vander Aa
Language
French
Language
Latin
Description
1 map : ill. ; 55 x 66 cm.
Form/Genre
cartographic

map
Subject
World maps -- Early works to 1800

Category
Eclipses

World maps

Note
Covers northern and southern hemispheres (52 cm. diameter) view centered at north pole.

Relief shown pictorially.

Appears in: Le noveau théâtre du monde ... Leiden, Pierre van der Aa, 1713.

Prime meridian: Teneriffe.

Putti at left and right margins holding banner bearing: "Cet asterique * marque les lieux, dont on a corrigé les longitudes, par le moyen des telescopes et des eclipses des satellites de Jupiter = Hic aztericus * loca denotat quorum longitudines fuerunt emendata mediantibus telescopiis et satellitum jovis eclispibus."

For similar state, cf. Shirley, R.W. The mapping of the world, 579.

Surrounded by engravings of gods, putti, and astrological representations.

In French and Latin.
Other Title
  Nouveau théâtre du monde. 1713
Other Title