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Celestials
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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Estimate
($ 300 - 350)

Starting bid
$ 250
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
HAMMOND, C.S. & CO.,  Hammond's guide to the exploration of space., antique map, old maps HAMMOND, C.S. & CO. - Hammond's guide to the exploration of space.
New York, 1958, In printed colours.. 650x970mm. Folding poster in very good condition. 15 illustrations in full color, with explanatory text and charts.
One of the great space posters of the late 1950's was the 1958 Hammond Space Map. Produced by the Hammond Map Company it has gorgeous paintings of the solar system, space station, space ships, satellites, space suit, and a settlement on the moon. 15 Illustrations in full colour. This poster remind... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 190 - 200)

Bid received
$ 160
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
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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Estimate
($ 2,200 - 2,500)

Bid received
$ 1,500
Condition:
Condition Rating: 1
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
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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Estimate
($ 120 - 175)

Bid received
$ 100
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
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)

Starting bid
$ 175
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
BRUNACCI, F.,  Planisfero del Globo Celeste artico Antartico.., antique map, old maps BRUNACCI, F. - Planisfero del Globo Celeste artico Antartico..
Rome, 1687, Coloured.. 420x560mm. Paper slightly age-toned. On thick paper.
Decorative double hemisphere chart. Text in Italian below image. From Rossi's Mercurio Geografico. Finely engraved by Mariotti, very decorative double hemisphere celestial map. This elegantly engraved chart is based on the work of the Italian astronomer Francesco Brunacci (1640-1703), and has... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 1,800 - 2,200)

Starting bid
$ 1,300
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
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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Estimate
($ 3,000 - 3,500)

Starting bid
$ 2,000
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
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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Estimate
($ 40 - 50)

Starting bid
$ 25
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
DELAMARCHE, C.F.,  Tableau Analytique des Différens.., antique map, old maps DELAMARCHE, C.F. - Tableau Analytique des Différens..
Paris, 1825, Coloured.. 282x442mm. Fine condition and a 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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Estimate
($ 275 - 350)

Starting bid
$ 200
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
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 very fine condition with centrefold as issued.
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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Estimate
($ 175 - 220)

Starting bid
$ 99
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
 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)
Estimate
($ 1,300 - 1,500)

Starting bid
$ 1,000
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
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 very fine condition with centrefold as issued.
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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Estimate
($ 175 - 225)

Starting bid
$ 99
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
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 fine condition on hand made water marked paper.
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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Estimate
($ 150 - 195)

Starting bid
$ 89
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
DOPPELMAYER., Motus Planetarum Superiorum., antique map, old maps DOPPELMAYER. - Motus Planetarum Superiorum.
Nuremberg ca. 1742, Original colouring.. 480x570mm. In near perfect condition.
A map that depicts the movements of the Jupiter, Saturn and Mars. The sun is in the centre. With beautiful decorative angels.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 220 - 275)

Bid received
$ 180
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
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)

Starting bid
$ 1,900
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
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 very fine condition on hand made paper.
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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Estimate
($ 150 - 180)

Starting bid
$ 95
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
HOMANN, Johann Baptiste., Theoria Planetarum Primariorum., antique map, old maps HOMANN, Johann Baptiste. - Theoria Planetarum Primariorum.
Nuremberg ca. 1720, Original colouring.. 480x560mm. In near perfect condition.
A decorative map showing the movements of the planets in their orbits.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 150 - 180)

Starting bid
$ 100
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3