Auction 162, Lot 44

"Premiere Carte pour l'Introduction a l'Histoire du Monde, ou l'on Remarque la Sphere, le Globe Celeste, et les Differens Sistemes du Monde", Chatelain, Henry Abraham

Subject: Celestial

Period: 1708 (published)

Publication: Atlas Historique

Color: Hand Color

17.1 x 13.1 inches
43.4 x 33.3 cm

Interesting folio sheet with a central engraved panel containing a twin celestial hemisphere map, armillary sphere, small double hemisphere terrestrial map (with the Island of California) and several diagrams of the solar system and planets. Flanked with panels of French text concerning the various solar system theories of Ptolemy, Tycho Brahe and Copernicus.


Condition: B+

A crisp impression with minor toning and light soiling.

Estimate: $240 - $300

Sold for: $160

Closed on 4/26/2017