Auction 103, Lot 57

"Globe Celeste", Anon.

Subject: Celestial

Period: 1715 (circa)


Color: Black & White

12.5 x 7 inches
31.8 x 17.8 cm

Delightful double hemisphere celestial chart. It depicts the ecliptic pole to ecliptic, joined through the winter solstice. Based on the Hondius model it shows only the brightest stars. Cherubs and clouds surround the hemispheres. Beautifully engraved and scarce celestial chart.

References: Warner, Anon. XI.

Condition: A

Small tear with light foxing in blank margins. Folds as issued.

Estimate: $350 - $450

Sold for: $375

Closed on 6/11/2003