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Publisher: SCHENK, P.
Title: Planisphaerium Coeleste.
Published in: Amsterdam, 1720
Size: 19.3 x 22.2 inches.
49.0 x 56.4 cm.

In attractive strong original colours.
Condition: In fine condition. Nicely coloured, dark impression. Minor soiling to margins and a few marginal printer creases. Blank verso.
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This decorative, boldly-engraved double hemisphere map illustrates North and South Polar hemispheres, with smaller circular diagrams illustrating the theories of Tycho, Landsbergh, Ptolemy and Copernicus, two armillary spheres, the inter-relation of the moon and tides, the illumination of the moon by the sun, and the path of the earth around the sun.
Beautiful illustration of God in heaven, surrounded by putti.

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SCHENK, P. - Planisphaerium Coeleste.
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