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Celestials
HUSUM, J.M., Den Cirulen der Planeten nauch ihrem lauff und Hoehe., antique map, old maps HUSUM, J.M. - Den Cirulen der Planeten nauch ihrem lauff und Hoehe.
Germany, 1651, Coloured.. 470x564mm. Good condition.
An attractive celestial chart showing the courses of the planets according the system of Tycho Brahe. Embellished with two portraits (one of Tycho Brahe) and two title-cartouches carried by cherubs.

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Estimates : $ 600 - $ 625
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CELLARIUS, A., Hypothesis Ptolemaica, sive Communis Planetrum Motus Per Eccentricos, 14., antique map, old maps CELLARIUS, A. - Hypothesis Ptolemaica, sive Communis Planetrum Motus Per Eccentricos, 14.
Amsterdam, G.Valk & P. Schenk, 1708, Coloured.. 430x510mm. In very good condition.
The celestial atlas produced by Andreas Cellarius "Atlas Coelestis seu Harmonia Macrocosmica" is the only celestial atlas published in the heydays of Dutch cartography.A celestial chart showing the classical theory of planetary movement as described by Claudius Ptolemeus, the earth as the center of ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimates : $ 1,400 - $ 1,450
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CELLARIUS / VALK & SSCHENK, Haemisphaerium Scenographicum Australe Coeli Stellati et Terrae/  Hemisphaerii Borealis Coeli et Terrae Sphaerica Scenographia., antique map, old maps CELLARIUS / VALK & SSCHENK - Haemisphaerium Scenographicum Australe Coeli Stellati et Terrae/ Hemisphaerii Borealis Coeli et Terrae Sphaerica Scenographia.
Amsterdam, 1708, Original colouring.. 430x510mm. A fold as issued, some marginal indentations not affecting image, cream coloured paper; in both plates, the green colouring has cracked, but is supported with rice paper; on verso the green showing through, otherwise in fine condition.
A Pair of Celestial Maps by Celarius, re-published by Valk and Schenk. An original copper engraved antique maps with full original colour.
A most amazing pair of originally coloured celestial maps by Andreas Celarius (1596-1665) and published by Petrus Schenk and Gerad Valk, from 'Harmonia Macro...
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Estimates : $ 11,000 - $ 12,000
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CHATELAIN, H.,  Premier Carte pour L’Introduction a L’Histoire du Monde ou L’on Remarque la Sphere le Globe Celeste, et les Differens Sistemes du Monde., antique map, old maps CHATELAIN, H. - Premier Carte pour L’Introduction a L’Histoire du Monde ou L’on Remarque la Sphere le Globe Celeste, et les Differens Sistemes du Monde.
Amsterdam, 1728, In original colours.. 345x436mm. Repair of a small spilt in lower part center fold, 3cm into engraved area. A good and dark impression. Very rare to find in original colours.
Original hand-coloured plate showing in top an uncoloured twin celestial hemisphere chart, armillary, sphere, a small double hemisphere terrestrial map showing the Island of California, and several diagrams of the solar system and planets. Panels of French text on either side discuss the various so... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimates : $ 175 - $ 350
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Sold for $ 150
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SEUTTER, M.,  Planisphaerium Coeleste., antique map, old maps SEUTTER, M. - Planisphaerium Coeleste.
Augsburg, 1730, Coloured.. 500x580mm. Good and dark impression on sound paper. Slight discolouration along center fold. Very good condition.
Magnificent double hemisphere celestial chart showing the northern and southern sky with constellations in allegorical form derived from Hevelius.
A diagram in the upper left corner represents day and night on the earth with quotations from Genesis. The diagram at upper right shows the monthly or...
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Estimates : $ 3,000 - $ 3,500
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THOMAS, C.,  Cygnus., antique map, old maps THOMAS, C. - Cygnus.
Frankfurt & Leipzig, c.1730, In very attractive original colours.. 135x133mm. Dark impression. Some light water staining in lower right hand corner, just affecting printed area. Very fine.
Uncommon celestial print of Cygnus, published by C.Thomas in the Mercurii philosophici firmamentum firmianum descriptionem et usum globi artificialis coelestis.
Individual zodiac signs of this period are uncommon, especially in full colour.
Thomas (1694-1767), a German Benedictine mon...
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Estimates : $ 300 - $ 350
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BACK, J.C., Premier et Seconde Partie de l'Hemisphere Celeste Septentrionale et de l'Hemisphere Celeste Austral, antique map, old maps BACK, J.C. - Premier et Seconde Partie de l'Hemisphere Celeste Septentrionale et de l'Hemisphere Celeste Austral
Amsterdam, 1743, Coloured. 320x300mm. In fine condition.
A pair of celestial charts depicting the constellations of the Northern and Southern hemispheres. The constellations are finely engraved with allegorical figures.
Two joined sheets forming two celestial charts, engraved by Le Bas. With folding as issued. Each measuring 32 x 30 cm....
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Estimates : $ 425 - $ 525
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DOPPELMAYR, J.G. / HOMANN, J.B.,  Hemisphaerium Coeli Australe in quo Fixarum. . ., antique map, old maps DOPPELMAYR, J.G. / HOMANN, J.B. - Hemisphaerium Coeli Australe in quo Fixarum. . .
Nuremberg, 1747, . 490x585mm. Dark impression. Repair of tear lower part center fold 8mm. into the printed area. Very good to mint condition.
Magnificent celestial chart drawn by the famous scientist Johann Gabriel Doppelmayr.
Large circular charts of the southern hemisphere constellation, with decorative vignettes of celestial monsters and animals.
The tables along the sides identify and describe the constellations on the chart...
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Estimates : $ 2,200 - $ 2,500
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OTTENS, R. / J.,  Planisphaerium Coeleste., antique map, old maps OTTENS, R. / J. - Planisphaerium Coeleste.
Amsterdam, 1750, Original colour. 485x565mm. Very good condition, and in very attractive colours.
This decorative and rare, boldly-engraved double hemisphere map illustrates north and south polar hemispheres, with smaller circular diagrams showing the Ptolemaic, Tychonic and Copernican planetary systems, the relation between tides and the moon, the annual illumination of the earth by the sun, an... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimates : $ 2,750 - $ 3,000
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Sold for $ 2,500
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Dunn, Samuel  , “An Analemma Shewing by Inspection the Time of Sun Rising and Sun Setting, the Lengths of Days and Nights, Beginning and End of Twilight and the Point of the Compass on which the Sun Rises and Sets, for every Five Degrees of Latitude and for every five De, antique map, old maps Dunn, Samuel - “An Analemma Shewing by Inspection the Time of Sun Rising and Sun Setting, the Lengths of Days and Nights, Beginning and End of Twilight and the Point of the Compass on which the Sun Rises and Sets, for every Five Degrees of Latitude and for every five De
London, 1774, . 360 x503mm. In very good clean condition on good quality lined paper. The engraved area 360 x 503 mm plus wide original margins.
An interesting engraving of an 'ANALEMMA', a "pedestal of a sundial", Showing the time of sun rising and sun setting, the lengths of days and nights the beginning and end of twilight and the point of the compass on which the sun rises and sets.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimates : $ 250 - $ 300
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DE LA HIRE, P. / DESNOS, S., Planisphere celeste Septentrional. . . [together with] Planisphere celeste meridional. . ., antique map, old maps DE LA HIRE, P. / DESNOS, S. - Planisphere celeste Septentrional. . . [together with] Planisphere celeste meridional. . .
Paris, ca.1775, In original colours.. 470x465mm. Matching set of two star charts. Wide margins. Very attractive original colours. Each constellation 470 x 465mm.
Beautiful set of celestial charts of the northern and southern skies by the well-known French astronomer, Philippe de La Hire.
Surrounded by panels of astronomical notes at each corner.
Engraved by Van Loon.
Gabriel Phillipe de la Hire, one France's most noted astronomers and a memb...
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Estimates : $ 2,500 - $ 3,000
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DESNOS, S.,  La Sphere Artificielle Ou Armilaire Oblique, elevée sur l'Horizon à la Latitude de Paris., antique map, old maps DESNOS, S. - La Sphere Artificielle Ou Armilaire Oblique, elevée sur l'Horizon à la Latitude de Paris.
Paris, ca.1781, In original colours.. 440x672mm. Wide margins. Very attractive original colours.
An attractive scientific plate with a large armillary sphere and is surrounded by two hemisphere maps - the Western showing the Americas with an island California and partial outline of New Zealand, and the Eastern with partial Australian and Tasmanian outlines.
Additional charts surroundin...
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Estimates : $ 1,400 - $ 1,750
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DE LAPORTE, L'Abbé.,  La Sphère Artificielle, ou Armilaire Oblique., antique map, old maps DE LAPORTE, L'Abbé. - La Sphère Artificielle, ou Armilaire Oblique.
Paris, Prudhomme, Levrault, Debray, 1806, In original o/l colours.. 175x222mm. In very good condition.
Decorative print showing a celestial hemisphere, surrounded by projections of Brahe, Copernicus and Ptolemy, from Atlas moderne portatif composé de vingt-huit cartes sur toutes les parties du globe terrestre .. A l'usage des Colléges, des Pensions & des Maisons Religieuses, etc..
First p...
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Estimates : $ 120 - $ 175
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DELAPORTE, L'Abbé.,  Planisphere ou Représentation du Globe Céleste en deux Plans Hémisphères Coupés par l'Ecliptique., antique map, old maps DELAPORTE, L'Abbé. - Planisphere ou Représentation du Globe Céleste en deux Plans Hémisphères Coupés par l'Ecliptique.
Paris, Prudhomme, Levrault, Debray, 1806, In original colours.. 174x230mm. Good and dark impression. Restoration of minor loss of paper along center fold. Else good condition.
Representation of two celestial hemispheres with an exhaustive key list of constellations and main stars.
From Atlas de la Géographie de toutes les parties du monde .. Ouvrage destiné pour l'education, et nécessaire aux négocians, aux voyageurs, aux fonctionnaires publics, aux banquiers, aux...
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Estimates : $ 40 - $ 50
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DELAMARCHE, C.F.,  Tableau Analytique des Différens.., antique map, old maps DELAMARCHE, C.F. - Tableau Analytique des Différens..
Paris, 1825, Coloured.. 282x442mm. Good and dark impression.
The illustrated globes and spheres are similar to the ones sold by Delamarche. Also depicting Sun, Moon and several positions.
Engraved by Pelicier....
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Estimates : $ 420 - $ 500
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LAPORTE, ETIENNE., Carte Astronomique de l'Univers, antique map, old maps LAPORTE, ETIENNE. - Carte Astronomique de l'Univers
Paris, 1875, Colour printed. 1370x935mm. Slight, even toning; some faint stains and foxing, linen browned, foxed and stained. Otherwise in very good condition.
A wood engraved map, printed in black and blue. Backed on linen, in 32 sections.
Chart of the Solar System, surrounded with various diagrams and engravings, with descriptive text in French. Published by Grandremy et Henon. ...
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Estimates : $ 900 - $ 1,000
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