"[Lot of 3 - Astronomy]",
Period: 1800-02 (circa)
Color: Black & White
1) Astronomy - Southern Hemisphere (7.3 x 8.6") drawn by L. Hebert and engraved by Tanner, c. 1800 shows the southern sky's allegorical constellations, with stars visible to the 6th magnitude. 2) Astronomy - Projection on the Plane of the Ecliptic of the Parabolic Orbits of 72 Comets whose Courses have been calculated (15 x 15.5") by Bode, Royal Academy of Prussia, c. 1802. 3) Tableau du Ciel Astrologique des Anciens (13 x 7") by Pierre Tardieu, c. 1800 is a double hemisphere depiction of the constellations known to the ancients, with those in the southern sky noticeably fewer than those in the northern sky.
First two good with minor toning and damp stains. Third is very dirty and creased with some ink stains.