Auction 150, Lot 48

"Planisphere ou Representation du Globe Celeste en Deux Plans Hemispheres Coupes par l'Ecliptique Constellations Meridionales ou Australes", Anon.

Subject: Celestial

Period: 1783 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
9.1 x 6.9 inches
23.1 x 17.5 cm

This charming double hemisphere celestial chart graphically depicts the constellations in the northern and southern skies. A table below identifies the northern, southern, and ecliptic poles as well as the 12 signs of the zodiac, the constellations visible from both the northern and southern hemisphere, and the largest stars.

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Condition: B+

Issued folding with faint toning and light soiling to the right. A chip out of the bottom right blank margin has been archivally repaired.

Estimate: $90 - $120

Sold for: $45

Closed on 9/17/2014

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