Auction 99, Lot 72

"Globi Coelestis in Tabulas Planas Redacti Pars III", Doppelmayr/Homann

Subject: Celestial

Period: 1742 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Coelestis

Color: Hand Color

Size:
23.3 x 19.2 inches
59.2 x 48.8 cm

The handsome celestial chart centered on the Equator below the summer solstice in a gnomic projection between the declinations 45° North and 45° South. Also depicted are the paths of several comets with the dates and names of observers. Includes the major constellations of Cancer, Gemini, Orion, and Taurus. Panels of Latin text at sides.

References: Warner p. 66 - 1G.

Condition: A+

Minor toning in margins, still fine.

Estimate: $800 - $1,000

Sold for: $500

Closed on 6/12/2002

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