Auction 136, Lot 57

"Le Syteme de Ptolmee [on sheet with] Le Systeme de Copernic [and] Le Systeme de Descarte [and] Le Systeme de Ticho Brahe", Fer, Nicolas de

Subject: Solar System

Period: 1705 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

13.3 x 9.5 inches
33.8 x 24.1 cm

Herman van Loon engraved these charts of the four prevailing theories of the Solar System. Each shows the sun and planets enclosed in a surround of clouds.


Condition: A

Light soil and toning in margins.

Estimate: $110 - $150

Sold for: $80

Closed on 6/1/2011