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Auction 100, Lot 59

"Sphaera Armillaris / Instrumentum artificiale Orrery ab inventore appellatum", Lotter, Tobias Conrad

Subject: Cartographic Miscellany

Period: 1774 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

22.5 x 19 inches
57.2 x 48.3 cm

Exquisite copper engraving of an armillary sphere and an orrery, both on elaborately carved stands. Ribbon style titles above and German text panels at bottom.


Condition: B

Original color. Two wormholes near centerfold, patched on verso. Very minor light foxing. Paper labels on margin versos.

Estimate: $950 - $1,100

Sold for: $950

Closed on 9/12/2002