Auction 91, Lot 58

"Globe Celeste Coeli Enarrant Gloriam Del",

Subject: Celestial

Period: 1700 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
12.5 x 7 inches
31.8 x 17.8 cm

Delightful small double hemisphere celestial map on a polar projection. The map depicts the ecliptic pole to ecliptic, joined through winter solstice. It is based on the Hondius model, showing only the brightest stars. The hemispheres are surrounded by cherubs and clouds. Attractive later color. Ref: Warner, #Anon. XI.

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Condition: A+

Estimate: $375 - $450

Sold for: $600

Closed on 6/14/2000

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