Auction 119, Lot 71

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

Subject: Solar System

Period: 1837 (dated)

Publication: Atlas Universel

Color: Hand Color

Size:
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.

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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

Sold for: $375

Closed on 5/9/2007

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