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[Wang Zhiyuan after Huang Shang],  T'ien wên t'u [A Map of the Stars], antique map, old maps [Wang Zhiyuan after Huang Shang] - T'ien wên t'u [A Map of the Stars]
China, c.1890-1910, but engraved in 1247, Uncoloured.. 1830x1000mm. Ink rubbing taken from a stele. A rubbing from ca. 1890/1910 of a thirteenth-century astronomical stele from Wen Miao Temple (Confucian Temple of Literati) Suzhou, Kiangsu, China, prepared for the instruction of a future emperor. The stele survives in the Suzhou Museum of Inscribed Steles.
With the usual worm holes, filled in and recently mounted as a hanging scroll and actually ready to hang.
The chart was engraved on stone in 1247 by Wang Zhiyuan, but it is based upon an earlier drawing by Huang Shang, made c. 1190-1193 at the beginning of Shaoxi in the Southern Song Dynasty, while he was entrusted by the emperor as his son's tutor.

The caption at the top consists of three o...
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$ 30,000
Approx. Euro 26,700  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
KLAYBER, Melchior ?,  (Northern celestial planisphere with a pasted volvelle.), antique map, old maps KLAYBER, Melchior ? - (Northern celestial planisphere with a pasted volvelle.)
Vienna, after 1569, Coloured.. 430x349mm. In very good condition. Dark impression.
Probably by the Vienna astronomer Melchior Klayber who used the Copernican precession theory, which is closely connected with the chart (Ptolemy - 6° 40' and Ptolemy - 55° epoche).
In counting the total number of spheres, like other sixteenth-century astronomers Copernicus considered not only t...
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$ 4,500
Approx. Euro 4,005  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
CELLARIUS, A.,  Situs Terrae Circulis Coelestibus circundatae. . ., antique map, old maps CELLARIUS, A. - Situs Terrae Circulis Coelestibus circundatae. . .
Amsterdam, Janssonius, 1660, Coloured.. 417x512mm. In good condition, dark impression. Some very minor marginal spotting.
A celestial chart showing a large globe centered on Australia and the Pacific, with California as an island, South East Asia, encircled by the zopdiacal band according to Ptolemy. In corners decorative scrollwork and cherubs.
From the rare first edition, without pate number in lower right corne...
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$ 4,000
Approx. Euro 3,560  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
CELLARIUS, A.,  Coeli Stellati Christiani Haemisphaerium Prius., antique map, old maps CELLARIUS, A. - Coeli Stellati Christiani Haemisphaerium Prius.
Amsterdam, 1660, Coloured.. 440x515mm. Paper slightly age toned, dark impression. Very fine condition.
Scarce first issue. This spectacular celestial chart presents the constellations according to Christian symbolism. The view of the constellations is based on the work of the early 17th century astronomer, Julius Schiller, who sought to replace the traditional pagan symbols with ones derived from Jud... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 4,500
Approx. Euro 4,005  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
CELLARIUS, A.,  Coeli Stellati Christiani Haemisphaerium Posterius., antique map, old maps CELLARIUS, A. - Coeli Stellati Christiani Haemisphaerium Posterius.
Amsterdam, 1660, Coloured.. 440x515mm. Paper slightly age toned, dark impression. Very fine condition.
Rare first issue. This spectacular celestial chart presents the constellations according to Christian symbolism. The view of the constellations is based on the work of the early 17th century astronomer, Julius Schiller, who sought to replace the traditional pagan symbols with ones derived fro... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 4,500
Approx. Euro 4,005  

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Condition Rating: 2
BLAEU, J.,  Itroductio. [with sphere.], antique map, old maps BLAEU, J. - Itroductio. [with sphere.]
Amsterdam, 1662, Original colours.. 410x265mm. Wood cut text engraving on one page, with French text. Heightened with gold.
Introduction leaf from a French text edition of Atlas Ma1or... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 40
Approx. Euro 36  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
MALLET, A.M.,  Etoilles Nouvelles., antique map, old maps MALLET, A.M. - Etoilles Nouvelles.
Paris, 1683, Uncoloured.. 148x104mm. Some marginal discolouration. Else very good condition.
Fine celestial map depicting five constellations in allegorical form. The 5 spheres are suspended above an engraved fishing scene.
From the French text edition of Description d''Univers.. (5 volumes), 1683. By Allain Manneson Mallet (1630-1706), a well travelled military engineer and geogr...
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$ 150
Approx. Euro 134  

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Condition Rating: 2
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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$ 200
Approx. Euro 178  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
MALLET,A.M.,  Planisphere des Constellations Meridionalles. Figure XXXV., antique map, old maps MALLET,A.M. - Planisphere des Constellations Meridionalles. Figure XXXV.
Paris, 1683, Uncoloured.. 143x99mm. Marginal discolouration of paper. Else very good condition.
A fine celestial chart depicting the southern constellations in allegorical form.
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 France under Ki...
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$ 300
Approx. Euro 267  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
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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$ 200
Approx. Euro 178  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
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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$ 200
Approx. Euro 178  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
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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$ 300
Approx. Euro 267  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
MALLET, A.M.,  Des Colures., antique map, old maps MALLET, A.M. - Des Colures.
Paris, 1683, Uncoloured.. 148x106mm. Some age-toning of paper. Good condition. A good and dark impression.
Appealing print focused on an armillary sphere showing the equinoctial and the solstitial colures.
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 centur...
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$ 225
Approx. Euro 200  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
MALLET, A.M.,  DE LA SPHERE. Figure XXXVII. 103, antique map, old maps MALLET, A.M. - DE LA SPHERE. Figure XXXVII. 103
Paris, 1683, Uncoloured.. 145x105mm. Some age-toning of paper. Else very good condition.
Fine celestial map depicting three constellations in allegorical form. The 3 spheres are suspended above an engraved scene of a harbor on a moonlit night.
From the French text edition of Description d'Univers.. (5 volumes), 1683. By Allain Manneson Mallet (1630-1706), a well travelled mi...
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$ 150
Approx. Euro 134  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
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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$ 200
Approx. Euro 178  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
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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$ 150
Approx. Euro 134  

Condition:
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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$ 150
Approx. Euro 134  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
MALLET,A.M.,  Fig. 34. [ Celestial chart depicting the northern constellations], antique map, old maps MALLET,A.M. - Fig. 34. [ Celestial chart depicting the northern constellations]
Frankfurt, 1684, Uncoloured.. 148x105mm. Very good condition.
A fine celestial chart depicting the northern constellations in allegorical form. Two sailing ships and a harbour on the background.
From the German text edition of Description d'Univers.. (5 volumes), 1683. By Allain Manneson Mallet (1630-1706), a well travelled military engineer and ge...
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$ 200
Approx. Euro 178  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
DE FER, N.,  Correspondance du Globe Terrestre a la sphère Celeste . . ., antique map, old maps DE FER, N. - Correspondance du Globe Terrestre a la sphère Celeste . . .
Paris, 1692, Uncoloured.. 140x165mm. Paper slightly age toned and browned, a dark impression. Repair of a split in lower part center fold.
Two terrestrial spheres with explanatory notes, by Nicolas de Fer. From his rare "Petit et Nouveau Atlas". The first edition was published in 1697 and was republished in 1705 and 1723.
The finely engraved map is dated 1692 and was engraved by C. Inselin, the same engraver who engraved the maps...
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$ 75
Approx. Euro 67  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
AFFERDEN, F. DE,  Plani-Spherium Coeleste., antique map, old maps AFFERDEN, F. DE - Plani-Spherium Coeleste.
Antwerp, Jan Duren, 1698, In original o/l colours.. 144x279mm. Short lower margin. Dark impression. Very good to mint condition.
Scarce miniature double celestial chart, from the rare atlas " El atlas abreviado, o compendiosa geografia del mundo antiguo, y nuevo. . ." by Francesco de Afferden.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 400
Approx. Euro 356  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
LUCHTENBURG, A. van. / DANCKERTS, C.,  Nieuwe Hemels spiegel waer door den hemel, aerde en zee dadelik kan afgemeten werden Noyt gesien., antique map, old maps LUCHTENBURG, A. van. / DANCKERTS, C. - Nieuwe Hemels spiegel waer door den hemel, aerde en zee dadelik kan afgemeten werden Noyt gesien.
Amsterdam, c.1700, In attractive strong original colours.. 595x528mm. Cut on neat line. Laid down on card board and a few brown spots. Dark impression.
Rare version of the celestial chart by Andreas van Luchtenburg (active 1664 - ±1706) showing the north equatorial pole down to 40 degrees S dec. In a polar equidistant projection with external orientation with a diameter of 49cm. The corners are decorated with scientific instruments and diagrams o... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 4,500
Approx. Euro 4,005  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
CORONELLI, V.,  Planisfero Settentrionale Corretto, et Accreciuto di Molt..A, antique map, old maps CORONELLI, V. - Planisfero Settentrionale Corretto, et Accreciuto di Molt..A
Venice, 1700, Uncoloured.. 460x610mm. In very good condition. On thick paper.
Decorative celestial chart of the Northern skies. The remarkable Vincenzo Coronelli (1650-1718), was a Franciscan Friar and appointed General of the Order in 1701. He was cosmographer to the Republic of Venice and founder of the Academia Cosmografica degli Argonauti, the world's first geographical s... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 1,500
Approx. Euro 1,335  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
CORONELLI, V.,  Planisfero Meridionale Corretto, et Accreciuto di Molt.., antique map, old maps CORONELLI, V. - Planisfero Meridionale Corretto, et Accreciuto di Molt..
Venice, 1700, Uncoloured.. 457x603mm. In mint condition.
Decorative celestial chart of the Southern skies.
The remarkable Vincenzo Coronelli (1650-1718), was a Franciscan Friar and appointed General of the Order in 1701. He was cosmographer to the Republic of Venice and founder of the Academia Cosmografica degli Argonauti, the world's first geographi...
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$ 1,500
Approx. Euro 1,335  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
CORONELLI, V.,  Planisferii Celesti, Calcolati Per L'Anno MDCC, Corretti, Et Aumenati Di Molte Stelle . . ., antique map, old maps CORONELLI, V. - Planisferii Celesti, Calcolati Per L'Anno MDCC, Corretti, Et Aumenati Di Molte Stelle . . .
Venice, 1700, Uncoloured.. 457x605mm. In mint condition. On heavy paper.
Double hemisphere celestial map showing a new and more scientific depiction of the heavens.
The remarkable Vincenzo Coronelli (1650-1718), was a Franciscan Friar and appointed General of the Order in 1701. He was cosmographer to the Republic of Venice and founder of the Academia Cosmografica d...
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$ 1,500
Approx. Euro 1,335  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 1
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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$ 2,000
Approx. Euro 1,780  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
HALMA, F.,  Hemel globe. / Coeli enarrant Gloriam del., antique map, old maps HALMA, F. - Hemel globe. / Coeli enarrant Gloriam del.
Amsterdam, 1720, Coloured.. 182x315mm. Right and left hand margin cut to neat line, as issued. A few marginal stains. Good and dark impression.
Charming double hemisphere celestial map on a polar projection. The map depicts the ecliptic pole to ecliptic, joined through winter solstice.
It is based on the Hondius model, showing only the brightest stars. The hemispheres are surrounded by cherubs and clouds....
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$ 500
Approx. Euro 445  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
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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$ 3,500
Approx. Euro 3,115  

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Condition Rating: 3
THOMAS, C.,   Delphinus., antique map, old maps THOMAS, C. - Delphinus.
Frankfurt & Leipzig, c.1730, In attractive original colours.. 117x125mm. Dark impression. Water stain in lower right margin, hardly affecting printed area.
Uncommon celestial print showing the constellation of Delphinus, 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 (1694-176...
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$ 350
Approx. Euro 312  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
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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$ 350
Approx. Euro 312  

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Condition Rating: 3
HOMANN, J.B.,  Hemisphaerium Coeli Australe. . ., antique map, old maps HOMANN, J.B. - Hemisphaerium Coeli Australe. . .
Nuremberg, 1730, In original o/l colours.. 495x590mm. In very good condition. With later colour addition.
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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$ 1,600
Approx. Euro 1,424  

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Condition Rating: 3
LE ROUGE, G.L.,  Le Globe Celeste en deux plans Hemispheres., antique map, old maps LE ROUGE, G.L. - Le Globe Celeste en deux plans Hemispheres.
Paris, 1746, Coloured.. 202x270mm. Very minor age toned. Fine map.
A very decorative double hemisphere celestial chart, centered on the North and South Poles, Saturn, Jupiter, Venus, Mars, Mercury and the Moon from the observations of Cassini, Kircher, and Galileo. There are also two smaller terrestrial north and south pole projections, showing the inter-relation o... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 200
Approx. Euro 178  

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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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$ 2,500
Approx. Euro 2,225  

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Condition Rating: 1
DELISLE, G. after,  Le globe celeste., antique map, old maps DELISLE, G. after - Le globe celeste.
Paris, 1752, Uncoloured.. 132x209mm. In very good condition. Vertical folds as issued.
Scarce small celestial chart in double hemispheres based on cartography of Guillaume Delisle (. Published in "Nouveau traité de geographie par M**** ", published by La veuve Lottin & Butard, P.G. Le Mercier, Rollin, David, Delaguette.

More about Guillaume ...
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$ 200
Approx. Euro 178  

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Condition Rating: 2
ANONYMOUS,  La Sphere Artificielle., antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS - La Sphere Artificielle.
Paris, 1752, Uncoloured.. 168x131mm. In very good condition. Short right hand margin. Vertical folds as issued.
A diagram of an armillary sphere, with three illustrations of the Earth underneath. Published in "Nouveau traité de geographie par M**** ", published by La veuve Lottin & Butard, P.G. Le Mercier, Rollin, David, Delaguette.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 70
Approx. Euro 62  

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Condition Rating: 2
VAUGONDY, R.DE.,  Hemisphere Celeste Antarctique ou Austral.., antique map, old maps VAUGONDY, R.DE. - Hemisphere Celeste Antarctique ou Austral..
Paris, 1764, Coloured.. 480x590mm. Some restoration of paper thinness along center fold. Minor marginal re-inforcement lower part center fold.
Map printed in two colours, black for the stars, red for the constellation figures. With later colour addition.
Uncommon large-scale celestial chart of the southern hemisphere calculated for the year 1763. A first state published by Vaugondy in 1764. Lower right hand corner key to 6 sizes of st...
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$ 1,100
Approx. Euro 979  

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Condition Rating: 3
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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$ 1,750
Approx. Euro 1,558  

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Condition Rating: 2
MONDHARE / NOLIN,J.B.,  De la Boussole ou Rose des Vents / Des Phases de la Lune. / Des Eclipses de Soleil. / Des Eclipse de Lune. / Du Crépuscule. / De l'Atmosphère., antique map, old maps MONDHARE / NOLIN,J.B. - De la Boussole ou Rose des Vents / Des Phases de la Lune. / Des Eclipses de Soleil. / Des Eclipse de Lune. / Du Crépuscule. / De l'Atmosphère.
Paris 1783, In original o/l colours.. 218x270mm. Good and dark impression, printed on strong paper. Some minor age-toning. Good condition.
A compass-rose, surrounded by 5 solar systems published by Monhare for his Atlas Général a l'usage des colleges et maisons d'education..... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 85
Approx. Euro 76  

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Condition Rating: 3
MONDHARE / NOLIN,J.B.,  Divisions du Globe Terrestre en Cercles, Zônes, Climats, Longitudes et Latitudes., antique map, old maps MONDHARE / NOLIN,J.B. - Divisions du Globe Terrestre en Cercles, Zônes, Climats, Longitudes et Latitudes.
Paris, 1783, In original o/l colours.. 213x270mm. Good and dark impression, printed on strong paper. Very good condition.
A rare print showing 15 globes, each globe showing different zones published by Monhare for his Atlas Général a l'usage des colleges et maisons d'education.. Underneath 15 blocks with explanatory.
Louis Joseph Mondhare published several smaller atlases and re-published the wall maps of No...
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$ 80
Approx. Euro 71  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
MONDHARE, L.J. / NOLIN, J.B.,  Représentation du Globe céleste En deux Plans Hémisphères Coupés par l'Ecliptique., antique map, old maps MONDHARE, L.J. / NOLIN, J.B. - Représentation du Globe céleste En deux Plans Hémisphères Coupés par l'Ecliptique.
Paris, 1783, In original o/l colours.. 222x275mm. Good and dark impression, printed on strong paper. Some minor marginal discolouration, not affecting printed area. Lower margin cut short. Marginal worm trace. Very good condition.
Scarce double armillary sphere prepared by Nolin and published by L.J. Mondhare for his Atlas Général a l'usage des colleges et maisons d'education..
Louis Joseph Mondhare was active in Paris and published several smaller atlases and re-published the wall maps of J.B.Nolin. Also the car...
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$ 75
Approx. Euro 67  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
MONDHARE, L.J. / NOLIN, J.B.,  Divisions du Globe Terrestre en Cercles, Zônes, Climats, Longitudes et Latitudes., antique map, old maps MONDHARE, L.J. / NOLIN, J.B. - Divisions du Globe Terrestre en Cercles, Zônes, Climats, Longitudes et Latitudes.
Paris, 1783, In original o/l colours.. 213x270mm. Good and dark impression. Marginal discolouration. Good condition.
A scarce print showing 15 globes, each globe showing different zones published by Mondhare for his Atlas Général a l'usage des colleges et maisons d'education.. Underneath 15 blocks with explanatory.
Louis Joseph Mondhare was active in Paris and published several smaller atlases and re-...
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$ 75
Approx. Euro 67  

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Condition Rating: 4
MONDHARE / DENIS, L.,  De la Sphère. L'equateur. Des Tropiques. Le zodiac. Les cercles polaires. L'Horizon. Le meridian., antique map, old maps MONDHARE / DENIS, L. - De la Sphère. L'equateur. Des Tropiques. Le zodiac. Les cercles polaires. L'Horizon. Le meridian.
Paris, 1787, In original o/l colours.. 420x630mm. Good and dark impression, printed on strong paper. Some minor marginal discolouration, not affecting printed area. Very good condition.
Print of armillary sphere, surrounded by several diagrams of the sun, moon, and planets after Cassini. To the left and right 7 blocks of text with explanations and one colour key.
With address of the publisher's : De la Sphere. Se vend a Paris chez le Sieur Mondard, rue S. Jacques a l'Hotel San...
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$ 350
Approx. Euro 312  

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Condition Rating: 3
ANONYMOUS,  (3 pages from a instruction book), antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS - (3 pages from a instruction book)
Germany, ca. 1790, Uncoloured.. 112x60mm. 3 pages, with each plate mark 112 x 60mm. Size of each sheet 150 x 95mm. Paper slightly age toned and lightly spotted.
3 charming pages with a terrestrial, celestial and an armillary globe and a small map of Saxony and Poland. Wind rose with smaller circular diagrams illustrating the theories of Copernicus and Brahe, Sun and Moon, etc.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 125
Approx. Euro 111  

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Condition Rating: 3
ELWE, J.B.,  Sterre kaert of hemels pleyn, waer door men kan wete hoe laet dat het is over de gehele aertkloot, op alle meridiane en polus hoogte . . ., antique map, old maps ELWE, J.B. - Sterre kaert of hemels pleyn, waer door men kan wete hoe laet dat het is over de gehele aertkloot, op alle meridiane en polus hoogte . . .
Amsterdam, 1684-1792, Orig. col. with later col. addition.. 467x576mm. In good condition.
A most attractive Mercator style projection of the entire night sky showing all the heavenly bodies and with panels of astrological notations below.
Prepared by Remmet Teunisse Backer. It incorporates the twelve constellations that Dutch explorers added to the canon of constellations in the So...
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$ 2,000
Approx. Euro 1,780  

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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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$ 175
Approx. Euro 156  

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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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$ 50
Approx. Euro 45  

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Condition Rating: 3
VILQUIN,  Set of 6 prints depicting planetary movements., antique map, old maps VILQUIN - Set of 6 prints depicting planetary movements.
Paris, 1820, Uncoloured.. 470x510mm. Some spotting, mainly in the margins. Margins a little frayed. Plate No.2 with repaired tear in upper part, 3cm into engraved area.
Each print with an extensive key. Prepared by Sigismond Visconti. Engraved by A.Gianni.

The following titles are included:
Système Solaire (No.1), Orbite de la Révolution annuelle de la Terre autor du Soleil avec l'indication des Saisons, Phases de la Lune (No.3), Eclipses de Solei...
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$ 2,000
Approx. Euro 1,780  

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Condition Rating: 3
ROSSARI, C.,  Planisferio Celeste contenente le stelle dalla 1 alla 5 grandezza. . . , antique map, old maps ROSSARI, C. - Planisferio Celeste contenente le stelle dalla 1 alla 5 grandezza. . .
Milan, c.1822, Coloured.. 610x740mm. Repair of small U-tear middle part center fold.
The sheet is 650x940mm.
Decorative large double hemisphere celestial chart, centred on the north and south poles with descriptive key to zodiac signs in German, French and Italian. Showing stars from the first till fifth size. Diameter of each hemisphere is 385mm.
Prepared by Francesco Baily, astronomer and vice preside...
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$ 1,500
Approx. Euro 1,335  

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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. Good and 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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$ 500
Approx. Euro 445  

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Condition Rating: 3
ANDRIVEAU-GOUJON,E.,  Revolution Annuelle De La Terre autour du soleil., antique map, old maps ANDRIVEAU-GOUJON,E. - Revolution Annuelle De La Terre autour du soleil.
Paris, 1854, In original colours.. 468x585mm. Paper slightly toned. A tear in upper and lower part center fold 3cm. into engraved area. Attractive colours.
Colourful astronomical chart showing the annual succession of seasons, from winter to spring.
Notes the positions of the earth during the Solstices and Equinoxes. Closer to the Sun are the orbits of Venus and Mercury.
A series of shaded representations of the earth, tilted on its axis, r...
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$ 100
Approx. Euro 89  

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Condition Rating: 3
JOHNSON, A.K.,  School atlas of astronomy: Comprising, in eighteen plates, a complete series of illustrations of the heavenly bodies. . ., antique map, old maps JOHNSON, A.K. - School atlas of astronomy: Comprising, in eighteen plates, a complete series of illustrations of the heavenly bodies. . .
Edinburg, London, Blackwood and sons, 1855, In original colours.. 280x190mm. Original half calf, with gilded title on cloth,4to. title, 16pp, 18 lithographed colour printed plates, some touched up by hand. Mainly the first text pages with some foxing. Generally very good condition.
An early edition of this fine Victorian celestial school atlas by Alexander Keith Johnston and edited by J.R. Hind. Illustrated with 18 decorative lithograph coloured plates accompanied by text. The beginning and end paper do include an interesting list of atlases, school maps and educational books ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 500
Approx. Euro 445  

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Condition Rating: 2

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