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Lot 47
By: Jacques Chiquet
Subject: Celestial
Date: 1719 (dated)

Publication: Le Nouveau et Curieux Atlas Geographique et Historique

Condition Code: A

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Color: hand color

Size: 8.6 x 6.6 inches
         21.9 x 16.8 cm

    Charming double hemisphere celestial map based on the observations of Philippe de la Hire, a famous French astronomer who was one of the first to present the full celestial skies in a double hemisphere format. The twin hemispheres include the allegorical representations of the constellations. Above and below are small diagrams of the Sun, Saturn, Jupiter, Venus, Mars, Mercury and the Moon from the observations of Cassini, Kircher, and Galileo.

Condition Description: A clean and bright example with several faint damp stains causing two small areas of paper weakness, which have been professionally reinforced on verso.

Ref: Mickwitz & Miekkavaara #43-1; cf. Warner, p. 148.

$275.00 - $350.00

Sold for: $140.00

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