Auction 117, Lot 61

"Revolution Annuelle de la Terre", Andriveau-Goujon, E.

Subject: Solar System

Period: 1837 (dated)

Publication: Atlas Universel

Color: Hand Color

23.2 x 18.3 inches
58.9 x 46.5 cm

Handsome chart illustrating the movement of the earth around the sun during each month of the year. The decorative title is flanked by two more diagrams: one explains Kepler's theory of elliptical orbits, the other shows the movement of the sun throughout the day.


Condition: B

Beautifully applied original color with a clean centerfold split at bottom, extending 2.5 inches into map. Scattered foxing and a small hole in margins.

Estimate: $300 - $400


Closed on 12/6/2006