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Auction 99, Lot 76

"Planispheres Celestes", Lapie, Alexander Emile & Pierre

Subject: Celestial

Period: 1828 (dated)

Publication: Atlas Universel

Color: Hand Color

22.5 x 13.5 inches
57.2 x 34.3 cm

An interesting double hemisphere celestial chart in the austere style popular in the early 19th century. The constellations are named with stars connected in outline color. Script title and modern color.


Condition: A

Toning in margins, well away from the map.

Estimate: $180 - $200

Sold for: $90

Closed on 6/12/2002