Auction 110, Lot 59

"Les Etoiles Fixes Divisees en Constellations Boreales et Australes d'apres le Catalogue de Sir Francis Baily President…", Andriveau-Goujon, E.

Subject: Celestial

Period: 1860 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

25.2 x 19 inches
64 x 48.3 cm

Finely engraved celestial hemispheres showing all constellations in the southern and the northern skies. Constellations are named and lines are drawn between major stars. The Milky Way is colored blue, the balance of the chart is uncolored. A large chart below the two hemispheres shows the constellations for each month of the year. Signs of the Zodiac are listed with their symbols. Title in fancy lettering.


Condition: B

Fine, delicate impression on thick paper with full margins. Occasional light scattered foxing, else very good.

Estimate: $160 - $200


Closed on 3/2/2005