Auction 119, Lot 63

"Planiglobium Coeleste", Weigel, Christopher

Subject: Celestial

Period: 1720 (circa)

Publication: Reise Atlas

Color: Hand Color

8.2 x 4.8 inches
20.8 x 12.2 cm

An uncommon double hemisphere map of the northern and southern skies showing representations of the constellations with stars to the fourth magnitude. Outside the hemispheres are representations of the sun, moon, Jupiter with four moons, and Saturn.

References: Warner p.264.

Condition: B

Nice impression with vibrant old color. There is a light damp stain in the bottom margin, unobtrusively entering lower left corner.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $160

Closed on 5/9/2007