Auction 106, Lot 57

"Etoilles Nouvelles", Mallet, Alain Manesson

Subject: Celestial

Period: 1683 (circa)

Publication: Description de l'Univers

Color: Hand Color

Size:
4 x 5.7 inches
10.2 x 14.5 cm

A delightful miniature chart depicting five constellations with their new discoveries. Includes Cassiopee, Cygne, Andromede, Baleine, and Vleuve Eridan et la Lievre. At bottom is a moonlit fishing scene.

References: Warner p. 171, #1E.

Condition: A

Estimate: $200 - $240

Sold for: $150

Closed on 3/3/2004

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