Auction 106, Lot 66

"Carte des Routes de Mercure sur le Disque du Soleil", Le Rouge, George Louis

Subject: Solar System

Period: 1776 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
17.5 x 14.5 inches
44.5 x 36.8 cm

An interesting astronomical chart depicting the projected route of Mercury from 1772 - 1800, with French text at sides. Garland draped title cartouche. Additional information has been added from actual observations in 1786 and 1799 in a neat manuscript brown ink.

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Condition: B

Bit of minor spotting.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $150

Closed on 3/3/2004

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