Auction 101, Lot 60

"[Lot of 2 -Celestial Charts]", Fer, Antoine de

Subject: Celestial

Period: 1650 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

13.5 x 13.5 inches
34.3 x 34.3 cm

Splendid pair of celestial charts of the northern and southern skies. A wide band of French text surrounded each chart and astronomical diagrams fill the corners. The constellations are well rendered.

References: Warner, p. 79.

Condition: A

Narrow margins, apparently as issued.

Estimate: $1,600 - $1,800

Sold for: $2,750

Closed on 12/4/2002