Auction 97, Lot 65

"[Lot of 2] Der Nordliche Stern - Himmel [and] Der Sudliche Stern-Himmel", Perthes, Justus

Subject: Celestial

Period: 1877 (dated)

Publication: Stielers Hand-Atlas

Color: Printed Color

Size:
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.

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Condition: A

Finely engraved and evenly colored on wide margins.

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $40

Closed on 12/5/2001

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