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Celestials
DELAMARCHE, C.F., System de Copernic ou Abrege de l’Astrononie., antique map, old maps DELAMARCHE, C.F. - System de Copernic ou Abrege de l’Astrononie.
Paris, 1804, Uncolored. 520x685mm. In very fine condition with centrefold as issued.
A large detailed chart of Copernicus' theory of the solar system surrounded with descriptive panels of French text. The outermost planet is noted as Herschel, the first planet discovered in modern times by William Herschel in 1781 which was renamed Uranus around 1850.
Charles-François Delamarc...
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Estimates : $ 180 - $ 225
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Sold for $ 40
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HOMANN HEIRS., Schematismus Geographiae Mathematicae. . ., antique map, old maps HOMANN HEIRS. - Schematismus Geographiae Mathematicae. . .
Nuremburg, 1753, Original colours.. 460x535mm. With damp staining at the bottom and sides. Sections of missing paper now repaired with Japan paper. Sold as is.
Uncommon Homann Heirs chart of the Solar System featuring 23 diagrams including spheres, earth and celestial globes, planetary systems, temperature zones, and projection systems. There is an emphasis on the astronomical work of Copernicus and Tycho Brahe.
This map was drawn by Mayer for inclus...
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Estimates : $ 100 - $ 200
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Sold for $ 90
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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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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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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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LAPIE, P & E., Planispheres Celestes., antique map, old maps LAPIE, P & E. - Planispheres Celestes.
Paris, 1836, Uncolored. 380x565mm. In very fine condition with centrefold as issued.
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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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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Sold for $ 220
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GREEN J., Delphinus, Equuleus and Pegasus., antique map, old maps GREEN J. - Delphinus, Equuleus and Pegasus.
Philadelphia, 1824, In original colours.. 155x200mm. In very fine condition with usual age toning.
An exquisite hand coloured engraving from the first American celestial atlas. Jacob Green's 1824 work, “Astronomical Recreations; or, Sketches of the Relative Position and Mythological History of the Constellations”.
The atlas was based on the plates of Johann Elert Bode's 1801 “Uranographia”. ...
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Estimates : $ 275 - $ 325
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Sold for $ 210
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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

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Estimates : $ 500 - $ 600
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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 : $ 525 - $ 550
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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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