Auction 115, Lot 70

"[Lot of 4] Premiere partie de l'Hemisphere Celeste Septentrional [with] Seconde Partie de l'Hemisphere Celeste Septentrional [and] Premiere Partie de l'Hemisphere Celeste Austral [and] Seconde Partie de l'Hemisphere Celeste Austral", Back, Jean C.

Subject: Celestial

Period: 1743 (circa)

Publication: Le Spectacle de la Nature

Color: Hand Color

Size:
11 x 5.5 inches
27.9 x 14 cm

This interesting set of celestial charts presents the northern and southern skies. The constellations are finely engraved with allegorical figures. Each hemisphere is split and made up of two separate sheets. Four sheets total with two charts, each folding as issued.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $400 - $475

Sold for: $500

Closed on 6/21/2006

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