"Plani-Spherium Coeleste", Peeters, Jacques
Period: 1692 (published)
Publication: L'Atlas en Abrege, ou Nouvelle Description du Monde
Color: Hand Color
10.9 x 5.7 inches
27.7 x 14.5 cm
Very decorative celestial double hemisphere chart featuring the allegorical symbols for the stars. The spheres are set within a decorative cloud background with tiny figures including Apollo in his chariot, Mars, Mercury and Luna.
Issued folding on watermarked paper with an archivally repaired fold separation at bottom center and light toning along the edges of the sheet.