"[Lot of 2] Der Nordliche Stern - Himmel [and] Der Sudliche Stern-Himmel", Perthes, Justus
Period: 1877 (dated)
Publication: Stielers Hand-Atlas
Color: Printed Color
13.7 x 11.2 inches
34.8 x 28.4 cm
Nice pair of steel engraved celestial charts showing the Northern and Southern Skies. Each names and shows the outline of the allegorical constellations. The background is a light green wash with the stars hand colored in red and sized to approximate their magnitude. Keyboard style border. A matched pair.
Finely engraved and evenly colored on wide margins.