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Celestials
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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Estimate
($ 1,400 - 1,750)

Starting bid
$ 1,000
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
ZAFFO, G.J.,  LIPTON Lunar Space Map, antique map, old maps ZAFFO, G.J. - LIPTON Lunar Space Map
Thomas J. Lipton, Inc., ca. 1969, In printed colours.. 508x608mm. In very good condition.
Promotional map of the expedition of the Apollo astronauts to make the July 20, 1969 lunar landing, illustrated by George J. Zaffo, produced for Lipton's Tea.
Showing detail view of the moon's surface, including mountain heights, sea floors and place names. Includes view of the earth and 16 vig...
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Estimate
($ 275 - 300)

Bid received
$ 225
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
STIELER, A / VON MADLER, J.,  [Map of the Moon] Die sichtbare Seite der Mond-Oberflache bei voller Beleuchtung Nach Beer u Madlers Karte ., antique map, old maps STIELER, A / VON MADLER, J. - [Map of the Moon] Die sichtbare Seite der Mond-Oberflache bei voller Beleuchtung Nach Beer u Madlers Karte .
Gotha, 1870, In original printed colours.. 330x407mm. Good impression. Two little tears in upper right and left corner.
Map of the Moon, based upon the work of Johann Heinrich von Mädler ( 1794 -1874) one of the most important German astronomer's of the late 19th Century.

Mädler began giving academic lessons as a private tutor and in this way met Wilhelm Beer, a wealthy banker in 1824. In 1829, Beer decide...
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Estimate
($ 175 - 200)

Starting bid
$ 150
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
Buy de Mornas, Cl., Climats d'Heures et de Mois., antique map, old maps Buy de Mornas, Cl. - Climats d'Heures et de Mois.
Paris, L.C. Desnos, 1761, original colouring. 400x550mm. very good condition.
Claude Buy de Mornas (d. 1783), géographe du roi (1764). Atlas Méthodique et Elémentaire de Géographie et d' Histoire, 1761, Atlas Historique et Géographique, 1762.
A map of the Ancient World with the climat circles. With on both sides a descriptionary text. All within an elaborate and very deco...
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Estimate
($ 50 - 55)

Starting bid
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
DOPPELMAYR, J.G./ HOMANN, J.B. , Globi Coelestis in tabulas planas redacti pars II., antique map, old maps DOPPELMAYR, J.G./ HOMANN, J.B. - Globi Coelestis in tabulas planas redacti pars II.
Nuremberg, 1742, In original colours.. 490x582mm. Good impression. Water straining.
Celestial map by Johann Gabriel Doppelmayr, astronomer and cartographer of Nuremberg. Map has been published by Johann Baptist Homann in the Atlas Coelestis. The positions of the stars on the maps are for 1730. ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 400 - 500)

Starting bid
$ 250
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
DELISLE, G., Le Globe Celeste., antique map, old maps DELISLE, G. - Le Globe Celeste.
Paris, 1752, Coloured.. 140x215mm. In fine condition with folds as issued.
Scarce decorative double hemisphere celestial map, based on the cartography of De L’Isle. Published in “Nouveau Traite de Geography”. The map exhibits the constellations in the northern and southern skies in fine detail.
Guillaume De L'Isle (1675 -1726) was one of the most important cartograph...
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Estimate
($ 280 - 350)

Starting bid
$ 135
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
WALCH, J., Neue Himelsbechreibung oder Sehrleichte Methode die Sternbilder . . ., antique map, old maps WALCH, J. - Neue Himelsbechreibung oder Sehrleichte Methode die Sternbilder . . .
Nurenberg, 1804, In original colours.. 460x584mm. Some light other marginal discolouration. In good condition, good and dark impression.
Nice celestial hemispheres published by Johannes Walch.
Johann Walch (1757-1824) was cartographer and map publisher active in Augsburg, he was the son-in-law of Johann Martin Will whom he succeeded in 1806.
Tooley lists edition of this Allgemeiner Atlas of 1803, 1808 and 1816, but n...
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Estimate
($ 420 - 530)

Starting bid
$ 280
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
WALCH, J., Neue Sternkarte . . ., antique map, old maps WALCH, J. - Neue Sternkarte . . .
Nurenberg, 1826, In original colours.. 510x510mm. In good condition, good and dark impression.
Nice celestial hemisphere published by Johannes Walch.
Johann Walch (1757-1824) was cartographer and map publisher active in Augsburg, he was the son-in-law of Johann Martin Will whom he succeeded in 1806.
Tooley lists edition of this Allgemeiner Atlas of 1803, 1808 and 1816, but no...
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Estimate
($ 360 - 450)

Starting bid
$ 240
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
LOTTER, T.C., Planisphaerium Coeleste., antique map, old maps LOTTER, T.C. - Planisphaerium Coeleste.
Augsburg 1740, Coloured, with partly original old colours.. 570x475mm. Beautiful engravings. Some marginal browning. Verso blanc.
A very decorative double hemisphere celestial chart, centered on the North and South Poles, with smaller circular diagrams illustrating the theories of Tycho, Ptolemy, Landsbergen and Copernicus, two armillary spheres, 2 terrestrial globes, showing the inter-relation of the moon and tides, the illum... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 1,600 - 2,200)

Starting bid
$ 1,300
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
LOTTER, T., Planisphaerum coeleste., antique map, old maps LOTTER, T. - Planisphaerum coeleste.
Nurenberg, 1750, In original colours.. 475x560mm. In good condition, good and dark impression.
A very decorative double hemisphere celestial chart. The smaller circular diagram showing the rotation of the Planets, according to Tycho Brahe, Ptolemy and Copernicus. Further decorated with globes and armillary spheres. Warner, p. 164... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 480 - 750)

Starting bid
$ 380
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
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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Estimate
($ 2,500 - 3,000)

Bid received
$ 1,900
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
MASI, Glauco., Sistemi Del Mondo., antique map, old maps MASI, Glauco. - Sistemi Del Mondo.
Rome, 1833, Uncolored. 200x300mm. In very fine condition with folds as issued.
A detailed engraving of the Solar Systems Armillary Sphere. This unusual celestial chart features ten systems and comes from "Kuvorno Tipographia di Glauco Masi" published in Rome in 1833.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 125 - 150)

Starting bid
$ 75
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2