Auction 142, Lot 63

"[Lot of 3] The Name of System [and[ Terrestrial Globe. Celestial Globe [and] Division of the Terrestrial Globe by Zones Correspondent to the Celestial Sphere…", Seale, Richard William

Subject: Solar System, Celestial

Period: 1759 (published)

Publication: New Geographical Dictionary

Color: Black & White

Size:
8.5 x 6.5 inches
21.6 x 16.5 cm

A. The Name of System. This attractive engraving shows an armillary sphere surrounded by four diagrams and descriptions demonstrating the Copernican and Ptolemaic systems, the Composite system, and the system of Tycho Brahe. Condition: (A)

B. Terrestrial Globe. Celestial Globe. Displays a terrestrial and celestial globe, surrounded by smaller circular cross sections of the earth. Condition: There is a small hole in the terrestrial globe. (B+)

C. Division of the Terrestrial Globe by Zones Correspondent to the Celestial Sphere.... Shows the various climates of the world at left and the celestial skies at right, surrounded by smaller cross-sections. Condition: Light offsetting from opposing text page. (B+)

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See descriptions above.

Estimate: $180 - $220

Sold for: $90

Closed on 11/28/2012

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