"Stereographischer Entwure des Gestirnten Himmels", Bode, Johann Elert
Period: 1787 (dated)
Publication: Allgemeirner Grosse Schramlischer Atlass
Color: Hand Color
23.7 x 23.7 inches
60.2 x 60.2 cm
Very large, graphic celestial chart depicting the North equatorial pole to 38° S. This is a reissue of Johann Elert Bode's map dated 1787, published by Schraembl in 1800. J.E. Bode was a self taught astronomer and served as director of the astronomical observatory of the Berlin Academy of Science for nearly 40 years.
References: Warner, p. 37.
Sparse color. Minor flaws in the very large blank margins. Couple of old ink library stamps on verso.