Auction 112, Lot 65

"Tableau Analytique des Differens Systemes du Monde", Delamarche, Charles Francois

Subject: Cartographic Miscellany

Period: 1838 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

17.5 x 11 inches
44.5 x 27.9 cm

Terrific copper engraving with 13 different globes, armillary spheres and planetary system theories described. Includes the planetary systems of Copernicus, Ptolemy, views of the moon and sun plus views that explain the phases of the moon, and eclipses of the moon and the sun. The imaginative view of the sun inlcudes mountains, volcanoes, and a large sea.


Condition: A

Crisp, dark impression on thick hand laid paper with original margins and watermark. Later, well applied color.

Estimate: $180 - $220

Sold for: $200

Closed on 9/28/2005