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Auction 182, Lot 44

"Plani-Spherium Coeleste", Peeters, Jacques

Subject: Celestial

Period: 1692 (published)

Publication: L'Atlas en Abrege, ou Nouvelle Description du Monde

Color: Hand Color

Size:
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.

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Condition: A

Issued folding on watermarked paper with an archivally repaired fold separation at bottom center and light toning along the edges of the sheet.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $200

Closed on 4/28/2021

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