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Auction 99, Lot 73

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

Subject: Celestial

Period: 1742 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Coelestis

Color: Hand Color

23 x 19.2 inches
58.4 x 48.8 cm

Fine celestial chart centered on the autumnal equinox 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 Virgo and Leo. Panels of Latin text at sides.

References: Warner p. 66 - 1J.

Condition: A

Tiny hole with candlewax in text panel.

Estimate: $800 - $1,000

Sold for: $500

Closed on 6/12/2002