Auction 95, Lot 51

"Le Syteme de Ptolmee [on sheet with] Le Systeme de Copernic [and] Le Systeme de Descarte [and] Le Systeme de Ticho Brahe", Fer, Nicolas de

Subject: Solar System

Period: 1700 (circa)


Color: Black & White

13 x 9.2 inches
33 x 23.4 cm

Copper engraving by H. van Loon of the four prevailing theories of the Solar System. Each shows the sun and planets enclosed in a surround of clouds.


Condition: A

A few worm holes in margins.

Estimate: $120 - $140

Sold for: $325

Closed on 6/13/2001