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Auction 102, Lot 316

"Hemisphaerium Orbis Antiqui, Cumzonis, circulis et situ Populorum Diverso", Cellarius/Schenk & Valck

Subject: Eastern Hemisphere

Period: 1708 (published)

Publication: Atlas Coelestis…

Color: Hand Color

20.1 x 16.2 inches
51.1 x 41.1 cm

A superb chart showing the Eastern Hemisphere with the climatic zones and planetary details superimposed upon it. The elaborate border includes fine scrollwork, several putti and further diagrams showing armillary spheres and climatic zones.

References: Van der Krogt (Atlantes) HM13:1.

Condition: B

Full original color. Backed with Japanese tissue to reinforce the weaken paper from oxidation of green color.

Estimate: $1,200 - $1,500


Closed on 3/5/2003