Auction 101, Lot 55

"Tableau Uranographique et Cosmographique", Barbie du Bocage, Jean Denis

Subject: Cartographic Miscellany

Period: 1852 (published)

Publication: Atlas Illustre

Color: Black & White

Size:
12 x 9 inches
30.5 x 22.9 cm

Lovely engraving that includes Solar System, Planets, and different planetary systems including Ptolemaic. Diagrams further explain the lunar system, solar and lunar eclipses, the seasons and more. Plus four views of natural phenomenon. A very graphic and handsome sheet with a most decorative border.

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Condition: B

Some light spotting.

Estimate: $60 - $80

Sold for: $45

Closed on 12/4/2002

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