Hinc itur ad astra


Le Lorrain de Vallemont, P. La sphére du Monde... Paris, 1797.

French physician, numismatist, father of a litterateur, Pierre Le Lorrain de Vallemont‘s (1649–1721) treatise The World sphere..., presenting models of the Universe according to C. Ptolemaeus (II c.), T. Brahe (1546–1601) and M. Copernicus (1473–1543)

Position of planets according to M. Copernicus’s system at the moment of the birth of the King of France Louis XIV (1638–1715) on the 5th of September 1638 at 11.30