Auction 93, Lot 69

"Motus in Coelo Spirales Quos Planetae inferiores Venus et Mercurius secundum Tychonicorum Hypothesin exhibent, pro exemplo ad annum Christi praecipue 1712 et 1713", Doppelmayr/Homann

Subject: Celestial

Period: 1742 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Coelestis

Color: Hand Color

Size:
22.5 x 18.8 inches
57.2 x 47.8 cm

A fine copper engraved chart showing the motions of the inferior planets, predicted by Tyco Brahe's model. At center is a scene of three putti swinging through the heavens.

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Condition: A

An interesting and unusual chart in full original color.

Estimate: $900 - $1,000

Sold for: $700

Closed on 12/6/2000

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