Auction 92, Lot 60

"Planispheres Celestes", Lapie, Alexander Emile & Pierre

Subject: Celestial

Period: 1828 (dated)

Publication: Atlas Universel

Color: Hand Color

Size:
24 x 18 inches
61 x 45.7 cm

Double hemisphere celestial chart in the more austere, scientific style of the 19th century. Only the stars are shown, connected by dotted lines, rather than the allegorical form of the constellations. The chart includes stars up to the 6th magnitude. Title in calligraphy.

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Condition: A

Blind stamp of the atlas in bottom margin.

Estimate: $275 - $325

Sold for: $250

Closed on 9/13/2000

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