Auction 97, Lot 61

"Le Globe Celeste en Deux Plans Hemispheres", Crepy, (Family)

Subject: Celestial

Period: 1767 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

10.6 x 8 inches
26.9 x 20.3 cm

Double hemisphere celestial chart with the allegorical form of constellations finely engraved. Surrounding the main map are several diagrams representing Saturn, the Sun, Jupiter, Venus, Mars, Mercury and the moon. Two terrestrial hemisphere maps on polar projections are also included.


Condition: A

Faint shadow along centerfold, overall fine.

Estimate: $400 - $450

Sold for: $300

Closed on 12/5/2001