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Celestials
ELWE, J. B., Sterre Kaert of Hemels Pleyn. . ., antique map, old maps ELWE, J. B. - Sterre Kaert of Hemels Pleyn. . .
Amsterdam, 1792, Old hand color. 470x560mm. Good impression. With faint soiling and overall toning. Creasing to central fold with a repair on the lower fold area. Hand laid and watermarked paper with good margins.
A few short repaired tears to the paper edges.
A fantastic 18th century copper engraved map. This large and unusual Dutch celestial chart shows the constellations of both the northern and southern hemispheres on a single rectangular projection.
With twelve new constellations: the Chameleon, the Phoenix, the Toucan, Grus (the crane), Indu...
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Estimates : $ 600 - $ 725
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Sold for $ 510
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Condition Rating: 5
MALLET,A.M.,  Fig. 3., antique map, old maps MALLET,A.M. - Fig. 3.
Frankfurt 1684, Uncoloured.. 143x100mm. Some brown spotting along the margins, namely the upper margin, brown spots within upper part of the engraving. Good condition.
Appealing print depicting an armillary sphere.
From the German text edition of Description d'Univers.. (5 volumes), 1683. By Allain Manneson Mallet (1630-1706), a well travelled military engineer and geographer who worked in 17th century France under King Louis XIV....
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Estimates : $ 125 - $ 150
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Condition Rating: 3
MALLET, A.M.,  Fig. 4., antique map, old maps MALLET, A.M. - Fig. 4.
Frankfurt, 1684, Uncoloured.. 143x100mm. Some brown spotting along the upper margin. Faint brown spots within the image. Else good condition.
Appealing print focused on an armillary sphere.
From the German text edition of Description d'Univers.. (5 volumes), 1683. By Allain Manneson Mallet (1630-1706), a well travelled military engineer and geographer who worked in 17th century France under King Louis XIV....
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Estimates : $ 120 - $ 150
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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., 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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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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MALLET, A.M.,  DE LA SPHERE. Figure XXXIV., antique map, old maps MALLET, A.M. - DE LA SPHERE. Figure XXXIV.
Paris, 1683, Uncoloured.. 149x101mm. Some age-toning of paper. Else very good condition.
A fine celestial map depicting the northern constellations in allegorical form. Fully engraved, it presents 2 sailing ships and a harbour on the background.
From the French text edition of Description d'Univers.. (5 volumes), 1683. By Allain Manneson Mallet (1630-1706), a well travelled ...
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Estimates : $ 120 - $ 175
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MALLET, A.M.,  Planisphere des Constellations Meridionalles., antique map, old maps MALLET, A.M. - Planisphere des Constellations Meridionalles.
Frankfurt, 1684, Uncoloured.. 148x100mm. Tiny brown spot affecting the cooper plate. Good condition.
A fine celestial map depicting the southern constellations in allegorical form.
From the German text edition of Description d'Univers.. (5 volumes), 1683. By Allain Manneson Mallet (1630-1706), a well travelled military engineer and geographer who worked in 17th century France under King...
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Estimates : $ 150 - $ 200
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MALLET, A.M.,  DE LA SPHERE. Figure XXXVI., antique map, old maps MALLET, A.M. - DE LA SPHERE. Figure XXXVI.
Paris, 1683, Uncoloured.. 145x104mm. Some slight age-toning of paper. Else very good condition.
A fine celestial map depicting the southern constellations in allegorical form. Fully engraved, it presents a landscape with some sailing ships on the background.
From the French text edition of Description d'Univers.. (5 volumes), 1683. By Allain Manneson Mallet (1630-1706), a well trav...
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Estimates : $ 175 - $ 200
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MALLET, A.M.,  La Voye Laictee, Pole Arctique. [Figure XXXIX. On verso], antique map, old maps MALLET, A.M. - La Voye Laictee, Pole Arctique. [Figure XXXIX. On verso]
Paris, 1683, Uncoloured.. 147x102mm. Paper slightly age-toned. Some shine through of the engraving on verso. Tiny darker spots on upper margin not affecting the engraved area. Good condition.
Nice small celestial chart showing the northern sky with ten major constellations named. Fine engravure on verso depicting a cherubin using an astronomical telescope.
From the French text edition of Description d'Univers.. (5 volumes), 1683. By Allain Manneson Mallet (1630-1706), a well ...
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Estimates : $ 175 - $ 200
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MALLET, A.M.,  La Voye Laictee, Pole Antarctique., antique map, old maps MALLET, A.M. - La Voye Laictee, Pole Antarctique.
Paris, 1683, Uncoloured.. 147x102mm. Some discolouration of paper. Some shine through of the french text on verso. Good condition.
Nice small celestial chart showing the southern sky with eleven major constellations named.
From the French text edition of Description d'Univers.. (5 volumes), 1683. By Allain Manneson Mallet (1630-1706), a well travelled military engineer and geographer who worked in 17th century Franc...
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Estimates : $ 240 - $ 300
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HOMANN HEIRS., Theoria Eclipsium. . ., antique map, old maps HOMANN HEIRS. - Theoria Eclipsium. . .
Nuremberg, 1740, In original colours.. 485x570mm. In good condition. Two small worm holes. Possible old repair to upper centrefold. Good margins.
This interesting chart provides a comprehensive display of lunar and solar eclipses. The chart is centered on a map depicting the path of the solar eclipse of May 12, 1706 across Europe and Northern Asia. With plenty of information and explanation.
Johann Gabriel Doppelmayr was a professor of ...
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Estimates : $ 175 - $ 250
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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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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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COTTAM, Arthur, Charts of the Constellations, from the North Pole to between 35 & 40 Degrees of South Declination. Popular Edition, on a Reduced Scale With Three Additional key Maps and Introduction and Notes., antique map, old maps COTTAM, Arthur - Charts of the Constellations, from the North Pole to between 35 & 40 Degrees of South Declination. Popular Edition, on a Reduced Scale With Three Additional key Maps and Introduction and Notes.
London, 1891, Uncoloured.. 400x330mm. In a cloth bound portfolio with leather spine marked, rubbed and worn with some nicks and tears. Marbled paper lining very good, Wrappers of Introduction and Notes part detached, just a few of the charts are lightly thumbed, otherwise very good.
All 39 celestial charts are present plus the introduction of 32 pages. Published by Edward Stanford.

Additional shipping cosrs apply due to weight of the book. Please contact us in advance.

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Estimates : $ 300 - $ 400
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 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.
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Estimates : $ 1,300 - $ 1,500
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Sold for $ 900
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Condition Rating: 3
EIMMART./ HOMANN, J.B.,  Planisphaerium Caeleste Secundum Restitutionem Hevelianam et Hallejanam. . ., antique map, old maps EIMMART./ HOMANN, J.B. - Planisphaerium Caeleste Secundum Restitutionem Hevelianam et Hallejanam. . .
Augsburg, 1720, Coloured.. 486x573mm. Paper slightly age-toned. Minor marginal staining. Repair of split lower part centre fold, 5 cm into the printed area.
A very decorative double hemisphere celestial chart, centered on the North and South Poles.
With smaller circular diagrams illustrating the theories of Tycho, Ptolemy and Copernicus.
Showing the inter-relation of the moon and tides, the illumination of the moon by the sun and the path of t...
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Estimates : $ 1,800 - $ 2,000
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Sold for $ 1,800
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Condition Rating: 4