Auction 97, Lot 59

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

Subject: Solar System

Period: 1720 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

22.7 x 19 inches
57.7 x 48.3 cm

Interesting celestial chart showing the motions of Mercury and Venus as predicted by Tycho Brahe and observed from earth from during 1712 and 1713. The center of the chart is filled with a delightful scene of cherubs swinging through the clouds.


Condition: A

Original color. Stains and small tear in margin.

Estimate: $600 - $700


Closed on 12/5/2001