Auction 108, Lot 62

"Tableau Analytique des differentes positions de la Sphere, des differens systemes, des revolutions et des distances des Planetes, &c.", Delamarche, Charles Francois

Subject: Cartographic Miscellany

Period: 1824 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
24.5 x 19.5 inches
62.2 x 49.5 cm

A handsome, large chart that explains the different theories of the solar system, according to Copernicus, Tycho Brahe and Ptolemy. There are numerous colorful engravings of spheres, globes and diagrams of movements of the planets, including the moon and a solar eclipse. Several tables with French text explain the theories.

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Condition: A

Clean and bright with very sturdy paper. Bleed through of color on verso, else fine.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Sold for: $220

Closed on 9/29/2004

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