Auction 98, Lot 55

"Tableau Analytique des differentes positions de la Sphere, des differens systemes, des revolutions et des distances des Planetes, &c.", Delamarche, Charles Francois

Subject: Solar System

Period: 1824 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
24.5 x 19.5 inches
62.2 x 49.5 cm

A handsome, large chart that explains the different theories of the solar system, according to Copernicus, Tycho Brahe and Ptolemy. There are numerous beautifully colored engravings of spheres, globes and diagrams of movements of the planets, including the moon and a solar eclipse. Several tables with French text explain the theories.

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Condition: A+

Superb condition with extremely wide margins.

Estimate: $600 - $650

Sold for: $500

Closed on 3/6/2002

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