Auction 116, Lot 12

"Die Gestirne", Bode, Johann Elert

Subject: Title Pages

Period: 1805 (published)

Publication: Vorstellung der Gestirne auf vier und dreyssig Kupfertafeln

Color: Hand Color

8.5 x 6.5 inches
21.6 x 16.5 cm

Attractive small title page for Bode's revised edition of Fortin's celestial atlas. The title is engraved on the base of a column, at the foot of which sits a group of putti examining a celestial globe. Engraved by D. Berger.

References: Warner pp. 35-36, 2b.

Condition: A

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $55

Closed on 9/20/2006