Auction 89, Lot 44

"Der Strenenhimmel noch Bode",

Subject: Celestial

Period: 1830 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
23 x 23 inches
58.4 x 58.4 cm

Probably from M Reidig's Himmels' Atlas or a similar early nineteenth century work based on Johann Elert Bode's "Uranographia", which was the last great celestial atlas it its kind. This large chart depicts the constellations of the North equatorial pole to 38 deg. S dec. Diagrams of the solar system decorate the margins. Issued folded. Professional repair of fold intersections and now pressed for framing.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $600 - $700

Sold for: $650

Closed on 12/8/1999

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