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Celestials
LAPIE, P & E., Planispheres Celestes., antique map, old maps LAPIE, P & E. - Planispheres Celestes.
Paris, 1836, Uncolored. 380x565mm. In fine condition with a very light damp stain in the top left corner.
A striking celestial chart in the form of two spheres showing the position and courses of the planets in the northern and southern hemispheres. Includes the Ecliptic, the great circle of the celestial sphere that is the apparent path of the sun among the stars.
A legend at bottom identifies th...
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Estimates : $ 180 - $ 220
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Condition Rating: 3
 Jollois - Devilliers - Louis Jean Allias., DENDERHA (TENTYRIS)  Zodiaque Sculpte Au Plafond De L'Une Des Salles Superieures Du Grand Temple., antique map, old maps Jollois - Devilliers - Louis Jean Allias. - DENDERHA (TENTYRIS) Zodiaque Sculpte Au Plafond De L'Une Des Salles Superieures Du Grand Temple.
Paris, 1826, Coloured.. 725x685mm. In good clean condition with original folds. Large engraving 685 x 725 including titles, plus wide margins.
Zodiac ceiling from the Grand Temple at Denderah, from Description de l'Égypte Antiquités, vol. 4.
Engraved by Louis Jean Allais in 1826.
Prosper Jollois and Edouard Devilliers were members of a surveying team who were supposed to be studying irrigation techniques in Upper Egypt. (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimates : $ 1,300 - $ 1,500
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Middleton, Charles. , The Terms and Principles of Geography with Their Astrological Connections., antique map, old maps Middleton, Charles. - The Terms and Principles of Geography with Their Astrological Connections.
London, 1770, Attractive Coloring. 300x185mm. In fine condition with light age toning.
An interesting set of 4 images on one sheet, including an armillary sphere, a model of the solar system, geographical circles, and a model of the various geographical features of the world.
From Middleton’s Complete System of Geography in 1770. ...
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Estimates : $ 145 - $ 180
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DE MORNAS / DESNOS., Geographie Moderne Historique et Politique., antique map, old maps DE MORNAS / DESNOS. - Geographie Moderne Historique et Politique.
Paris, 1790, Original colouring.. 285x480mm. In good condition with minimal soiling mainly in margins.
A chart depicting Sphere Droite and Sohere Oarallele with descriptive text on both sides by De Mornas.
Claude Buy de Mornas (d. 1783), was Géographe du roi (1764). He produced the 'Atlas Méthodique et Elémentaire de Géographie et d' Histoire' in 1761 and the 'Atlas Historique et Géographique'...
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This item has no reserve price.
Estimates : $ 150 - $ 160
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Sold for $ 22
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Condition Rating: 4
DE MORNAS / DESNOS., Colures, Tropiques, cercles Polaires, et Leurs Usages., antique map, old maps DE MORNAS / DESNOS. - Colures, Tropiques, cercles Polaires, et Leurs Usages.
Paris, 1786, Original colouring.. 295x360mm. In good condition with age toning.
A chart depicting the tropics of cancer and capricorn, and the north and south poles with descriptive text on both sides. By De Mornas.

Claude Buy de Mornas (d. 1783), was Géographe du roi (1764). He produced the 'Atlas Méthodique et Elémentaire de Géographie et d' Histoire' in 1761 and t...
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Estimates : $ 150 - $ 160
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DE MORNAS / DESNOS., Du Zodiaque et de L’Eclyptique  / Eclypse de Soleil / Eclypse de Lune., antique map, old maps DE MORNAS / DESNOS. - Du Zodiaque et de L’Eclyptique / Eclypse de Soleil / Eclypse de Lune.
Paris, 1786, Original colouring.. 295x455mm. In good condition with light age toning.
A chart depicting the eclipse of the sun and moon with descriptive text on both sides. By De Mornas.

Claude Buy de Mornas (d. 1783), was Géographe du roi (1764). He produced the 'Atlas Méthodique et Elémentaire de Géographie et d' Histoire' in 1761 and 'Atlas Historique et Géographique'...
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Estimates : $ 150 - $ 160
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HOET, G., In Principio Creavit Deus Colum et Terram., antique map, old maps HOET, G. - In Principio Creavit Deus Colum et Terram.
Amsterdam, 1720, Uncolored. 345x215mm. In fine condition with light age toning.
This copper engraving features a chart of the solar system and a depiction of the earth being forged. Father Time and a female figure are seen holding an armillary sphere and a bird on a nest flank these images of Heaven and Earth.
The opening lines of Genesis appear in several languages, amon...
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Estimates : $ 250 - $ 300
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Condition Rating: 3
BODE, J. E., Stereographischer Entwurf des Gestirnten Himmels vom Nordpol bis zum 38sten Grad südlicher Abweichung., antique map, old maps BODE, J. E. - Stereographischer Entwurf des Gestirnten Himmels vom Nordpol bis zum 38sten Grad südlicher Abweichung.
Berlin, ca 1790, Uncoloured.. 605x605mm. With a good dark print on thick paper. With offsetting and some faint staining. Some wear to folds and two short repaired tears to the left border.
A very large graphic celestial chart depicting the North equatorial pole. Filled with stars and constellations. Bode produced several highly important celestial works.
Engraved by C. C. Glasbach who was mainly active in the 1780's. A probably later Schraembl edition of this chart was sold in ...
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This item has no reserve price.
Estimates : $ 500 - $ 600
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Sold for $ 105
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Condition Rating: 4
BODE, J. E., Das Planeten-System der Sonne wie es seit dem Jahr 1781 bekannt geworden., antique map, old maps BODE, J. E. - Das Planeten-System der Sonne wie es seit dem Jahr 1781 bekannt geworden.
Berlin, ca 1790, Uncolored. 369x405mm. With a good impression on laid paper with two watermarks. With folds as issued. Some light creasing and faint offsetting.
An important and rare celestial chart of the solar system that includes Uranus, which was discovered by Sir Friedrich Wilhelm Herschel. Bode was the first to map its orbit after Herschel's findings.
The map is surrounded by diagrams and images of the planets. ...
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This item has no reserve price.
Estimates : $ 200 - $ 250
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Sold for $ 85
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Condition Rating: 4
HOMANN, J.B. / DOPPELMAYR,J.G., Globi Coelestis in tabulas planas redacti pars VI., antique map, old maps HOMANN, J.B. / DOPPELMAYR,J.G. - Globi Coelestis in tabulas planas redacti pars VI.
Nuremberg, 1742, Coloured.. 485x580mm. Paper slightly age-toned. Very minor marginal discolouration. Else very good condition. Centerfold. Decent margins.
This is the sixth, and final chart in a series of six depicting part of the night sky on a gnomonic projection with 'the fixed stars for the end of the year of Christ 1730 'according to the rules of arithmetic and geometry'.
The constellations are shown as figures according to classical mytholo...
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Estimates : $ 300 - $ 400
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Sold for $ 300
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Condition Rating: 3
HALMA, F.,  Hemel globe. / Coeli enarrant Gloriam del., antique map, old maps HALMA, F. - Hemel globe. / Coeli enarrant Gloriam del.
Amsterdam, 1720, Coloured.. 182x315mm. Right and left hand margin cut to neat line, as issued. A few marginal stains. Good and dark impression.
Charming double hemisphere celestial map on a polar projection. The map depicts the ecliptic pole to ecliptic, joined through winter solstice.
It is based on the Hondius model, showing only the brightest stars. The hemispheres are surrounded by cherubs and clouds....
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Estimates : $ 300 - $ 500
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VALK, G. / SCHENK, P., Haemisphaerium stellatum australe antiquum., antique map, old maps VALK, G. / SCHENK, P. - Haemisphaerium stellatum australe antiquum.
Amsterdam, 1708, Old colour refreshed.. 430x506mm. Strong image with broad margins. Map image surface clean with visible restoration in upper margin and lower margins. Some re-joints of tears near Danebitto, Piscis, Virgo, Pavo, Delphinus and Cameleon.
Tiny hole restored under Hydra and in upper right corner. Printed on on heavy paper.
Splendid chart showing the constellation of the southern hemisphere. Andreas Cellarius (active from 1656-1702), Dutch mathematician and geographer, rector of the Latin School at Hoorn. He may have been of German or Polish origin, with the name of Keller or Kellner. Cellarius adopted the system of Ju... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimates : $ 1,600 - $ 2,200
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Sold for $ 1,590
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Condition Rating: 5
ANONYMOUS,  La Sphere Artificielle., antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS - La Sphere Artificielle.
Paris, 1752, Uncoloured.. 168x131mm. In very good condition. Short right hand margin. Vertical folds as issued.
A diagram of an armillary sphere, with three illustrations of the Earth underneath. Published in "Nouveau traité de geographie par M**** ", published by La veuve Lottin & Butard, P.G. Le Mercier, Rollin, David, Delaguette.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimates : $ 60 - $ 70
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DELISLE, G. after,  Le globe celeste., antique map, old maps DELISLE, G. after - Le globe celeste.
Paris, 1752, Uncoloured.. 132x209mm. In very good condition. Vertical folds as issued.
Scarce small celestial chart in double hemispheres based on cartography of Guillaume Delisle (. Published in "Nouveau traité de geographie par M**** ", published by La veuve Lottin & Butard, P.G. Le Mercier, Rollin, David, Delaguette.

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Estimates : $ 150 - $ 200
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VAUGONDY, R. DE.,  Hemisphere Celeste Antarctique ou Austral. . ., antique map, old maps VAUGONDY, R. DE. - Hemisphere Celeste Antarctique ou Austral. . .
Paris, 1764, Coloured.. 480x590mm. Some restoration of paper thinness along center fold. Minor marginal re-inforcement lower part center fold.
Map printed in two colours, black for the stars, red for the constellation figures. With later colour addition.
Uncommon large-scale celestial chart of the southern hemisphere calculated for the year 1763. A first state published by Vaugondy in 1764. Lower right hand corner key to 6 sizes of st...
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Estimates : $ 600 - $ 750
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Condition Rating: 3
ROSSARI, C.,  Planisferio Celeste contenente le stelle dalla 1 alla 5 grandezza. . . , antique map, old maps ROSSARI, C. - Planisferio Celeste contenente le stelle dalla 1 alla 5 grandezza. . .
Milan, c.1822, Coloured.. 610x740mm. Repair of small U-tear middle part center fold.
The sheet is 650x940mm.
Decorative large double hemisphere celestial chart, centred on the north and south poles with descriptive key to zodiac signs in German, French and Italian. Showing stars from the first till fifth size. Diameter of each hemisphere is 385mm.
Prepared by Francesco Baily, astronomer and vice preside...
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Estimates : $ 1,400 - $ 1,500
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Condition Rating: 4