Auction 92, Lot 61

"Systemes Planetaires", Lapie, Alexander Emile & Pierre

Subject: Solar System

Period: 1829 (published)

Publication: Atlas Universel

Color: Hand Color

Size:
21.2 x 15.5 inches
53.8 x 39.4 cm

This is a handsome sheet featuring an armillary sphere and a compass rose at center. Nine diagrams complete the composition including four theories of the solar sytsem: Ptolemaic, Tycho-Brahe, Copernicus, an "Systeme actuel".

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Condition: A

Lovely coloring. Split on bottom centerfold just entering neatline and repaired with archival tape, else fine

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $180

Closed on 9/13/2000

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