Auction 116, Lot 65

"Planisphaerium Coeleste", Probst, Johann Michael

Subject: Celestial

Period: 1780 (dated)

Publication: Atlas Minor ex Tabulis Geographicis

Color: Hand Color

Size:
11 x 7.2 inches
27.9 x 18.3 cm

Scarce and very handsome celestial chart showing the constellations in allegorical form. Tucked between the cusps at bottom is a terrestrial globe and the title is emblazoned on a ribbon cartouche at top.

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Condition: A

Good impression and original color. Light soil in margins.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $200

Closed on 9/20/2006

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