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Auction 132, Lot 727

"Twelve Planispheres: Forming a Guide to the Stars for Every Night in the Year",

Subject: Atlases - Celestial

Period: 1846 (dated)


Color: Black & White

5.5 x 8.8 inches
14 x 22.4 cm

This is a very uncommon little star guide. It consists of an Introduction that explains the use of the charts, tables, and twelve charts depicting the "Face of the Heavens" as seen from Latitude 51°5' N. Published by Taylor and Walton, London. Hardbound in beige cloth with paper label on front cover.


Condition: B

Cover sunned and soiled. Contents disbound, but all present. Maps with faint toning at centerfold.

Estimate: $120 - $160


Closed on 6/2/2010