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Auction 118, Lot 91

"Beide Himmels-Halbkugeln in Stereographischer Polarprojection", Mollo, Tranquillo

Subject: Celestial

Period: 1820 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

17.5 x 12.5 inches
44.5 x 31.8 cm

Very uncommon, beautiful celestial chart of the southern and northern skies. This chart is filled with well rendered pictorial figures of the constellations and the signs of zodiac. The figures shown include Orion, Hercules, Arcturus, Pegasus and many more.


Condition: B

Lovely, later color. Minor finger soil on right corner, and faint toning on centerfold. Very old script on verso where sheet was used as a ledger at some point.

Estimate: $500 - $700

Sold for: $475

Closed on 3/6/2007