|BLAEU, J. - [Title page to] Atlas mayor, o geographia Blaviana : Que contiene las cartas, y descripciones de Partes Orientales de Europa.|
Amsterdam, c.1672, In attractive strong original colours.. 398x267mm. Paper slightly age-toned. Heightened with gold. Generally in good condition.
Title page from a Spanish text edition of the Atlas Major. Ionic portico with celestial and terrestrial globes. To the left is Ptolemy with sphere and pair of compasses. Marinus holding a map to the right. The design is copied from the title page of Mercator's 1578 edition of Ptolemy. A label with ... (Go to Item Page)
|CHATELAIN, Henri. - Nouvelle Carte pour conduire a l'Astronomie et a la Geographie. . .|
Amsterdam, ca 1720, Coloured.. 500x600mm. Some staining to upper corners, and to some old paper folds. Map has been cleaned, but is in very good condition. Good impression and decent margins.
A very decorative double hemisphere map of the world, surrounded by various astronomical models. The models surrounding the earth include a solar system, Kirchers's model of the Sun, Cassini's models of the Moon, Jupiter, Venus, Mercury, Mars, and Saturn.
A double hemisphere celestial model, a ... (Go to Item Page)
|Doppelmayer, M. - [Antique celestial chart] Hemisphaerium Coeli Australe.|
Nürnberg, ca 1720, old colouring refreshed. 480x570mm. In fine condition.
Johan Baptist Homann (1663-1724). was an outstanding German cartographer. He was the founder of the Homann publishing house. After the death of the son Johann Christoph, the firm continued till 1813 under the name Homann Heirs.
A fine chart of the constellations of the southern hemisphere. Surr... (Go to Item Page)
|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. ... (Go to Item Page)
|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... (Go to Item Page)
|Middleton, Charles. - Terrestrial Globe - Celestial Globe.|
London, 1777, Uncoloured as published. 160x265mm. An early, dark impression on a full sheet of hand laid paper with wide margins. In good condition.
An attractive copper engraving of two globes on fine rings and bases. The first globe is of the Eastern Hemisphere, the second is of the heavens featuring the Great Bear, Andromeda, Hydra, etc.
Other spheres fill the area between the globes. Engraved for Middleton's "Complete System of Geograp... (Go to Item Page)
|MONDHARE / NOLIN, J.B. - Hémisphère Oriental ou Nouveau Monde.|
Paris, 1783, In original o/l colours.. 225x188mm. Good and dark impression, marginal toning of paper. In good condition.
Scarce map of the eastern hemisphere with North and South America. The hemisphere is surrounded by the moon, sun, a sphere and celestial systems after Copernicus, Ptolemy and the Sun after Kircher.
Prepared by Nolin and published by L.J. Mondhare for his Atlas Général a l'usage des colleges... (Go to Item Page)
|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.... (Go to Item Page)
|Cassini, G. M. - La Parte Orientale della Irlanda che Comprende Le province di Ulster e Leinster.|
Rome, 1795, Original Colour with Border & Cartouch Enhanced. 475x335mm. In very fine condition with centrefold as issued.
A fine 1795 Cassini map of Eastern Ireland, including the provinces of Ulster and Leinster. It features a decorative title cartouche with a fortress and fishing scene.
Giovanni Maria Cassini was a noted geographer, engraver, and publisher in Rome. He was one of the last of the fine Italian glo... (Go to Item Page)
|FLINT, A. - Four Astronomical Diagrams (manuscript atlas).|
Unknown, ca 1800, Original colors. 270x370mm. In good condition. Pages with some toning and light soiling, mainly to the edges. Bound in contemporary marbled paper.
A well executed manuscript of celestial charts and diagrams. Copernican system, Tychonic system, Ptolemaic system, planets (Uranus called Herschel), the seasons, lunar and solar eclipse. With a nicely written title page.
A unique work by a skilled scholar.
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|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.... (Go to Item Page)
|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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