Auction 93, Lot 70

"Astronomie", Benard, Jacques Francois

Subject: Celestial

Period: 1750 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
13.4 x 8.9 inches
34 x 22.6 cm

Interesting sheet containing several engravings including a large celestial chart of the Southern sky showing the allegorical representations of the constellations. Also included are a depiction of a celestial globe, diagrams of the various solar system theories, and a chart showing how distance is measured according to the parallels.

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Condition: A

Nicely colored with a bit of very faint discoloration, still very good.

Estimate: $180 - $200

Sold for: $170

Closed on 12/6/2000

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