JAILLOT, Alexis Hubert (1632-1712) - OTTENS, Reiner (1698-1750) and Joshua OTTENS (1704-1765)
Nova Orbis Tabula…Mappe mondi dou Description du Globe. Amsterdam: Reiner and Joshua Ottens, [ca 1730 or later].
Hand-colored engraved double-hemisphere world map, image 490 x 614 mm (545 x 662 mm sheet). Elaborate engraved decorative elements surrounding the hemispheres. (A few short marginal tears or chips, two just touching border, neatly repaired.) The Ottens brothers' reissue of Jaillot's world map, prepared for his Atlas Royal. The elaborate decorative surround includes 8 allegorical figures each bearing symbols of the arts or governance set against a background depicting the 4 known continents. Shirley 561.