Auction 108, Lot 72

"[Solar System]", Brion de la Tour, Louis

Subject: Solar System

Period: 1766 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
12.5 x 11 inches
31.8 x 27.9 cm

An interesting chart comparing the theories of Ptolemy, Tycho-Brahe, Copernicus and de Chartes. Also includes small engravings of Saturn, Mercury, Sun, Venus, Mars, Moon and Jupiter all surrounded in a cloud background and a rococo-style border.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $100 - $150

Sold for: $90

Closed on 9/29/2004

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