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Auction 96, Lot 68

"Theoria Lunae, eius Motum per Eccentricum et Epicyclum Demonstrans", Cellarius/Schenk & Valck

Subject: Moon

Period: 1705 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Coelestis seu Harmonia Macrocosmica

Color: Hand Color

20 x 17 inches
50.8 x 43.2 cm
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Fine decorative chart showing the movements of the moon. The central diagram is border by the signs of the Zodiac and surrounded by superb engravings of clouds filled with putti, the title banners and two smaller spheres.


Condition: B

Lovely original color and crisp impression. Old repair of a small hole, with a few lines of facsimile in a cloud, else very good.

Estimate: $1,800 - $1,900

Sold for: $1,300

Closed on 9/12/2001