Auction 107, Lot 57

"Planiglobium Coeleste", Weigel, Christopher

Subject: Celestial

Period: 1720 (circa)

Publication: Reise Atlas

Color: Black & White

8.2 x 4.7 inches
20.8 x 11.9 cm

An uncommon double hemisphere map of the northern and southern skies showing representations of the constellations with stars to the fourth magnitude. Outside the hemispheres are representations of the sun, moon, Jupiter with four moons, and Saturn.

References: Warner p.264.

Condition: A

Nice impression on a full sheet of hand laid paper with wide margins. A few marginal spots.

Estimate: $250 - $300

Sold for: $140

Closed on 6/9/2004