Auction 97, Lot 71

"Hemisphere Occidental ou Nouveau Monde", Anon.

Subject: Western Hemisphere

Period: 1780 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7.4 x 8.9 inches
18.8 x 22.6 cm

Interesting hemisphere surrounded by several diagrams: the moon according to P. Kircher; solar eclipse; Copernican system; summer and winter solstices; Ptolemaic system; lunar eclipse; and Descartes system.

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Condition: B

Minor creasing and a small tear at bottom, just entering the plate.

Estimate: $325 - $375

Sold for: $325

Closed on 12/5/2001

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