Auction 113, Lot 67

"Plani Sperium Coeleste", Peeters, Jacques

Subject: Celestial

Period: 1692 (published)

Publication: L'Atlas en Abrege, ou Nouvelle Description du Monde…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
11 x 5.7 inches
27.9 x 14.5 cm

Very decorative celestial double hemisphere chart featuring the allegorical symbols for the stars. The spheres are set within a decorative cloud background with tiny figures including Apollo in his chariot, Mars, Mercury and Luna.

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Condition: A

Tissue repair of minor fold separations at bottom.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $425

Closed on 12/7/2005

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