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Auction 109, Lot 65

"Cassiopee, Cephee, le Reene, la pte. Ourse, le Dragon", Fortin, Jean

Subject: Celestial

Period: 1795 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Celeste de Flamsteed…

Color: Hand Color

9 x 7 inches
22.9 x 17.8 cm

Based on the Sanson-Flamsteed projection showing the constellations as viewed from Greenwich. Attractive modern color with stars beautifully highlighted in gold.

References: Warner, pp.84-85.

Condition: A

Remnants of hinge tape on verso.

Estimate: $240 - $275

Sold for: $220

Closed on 12/1/2004