Celestials (11)    
[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 25,800  

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, ca. 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 3,870  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
HONDIUS, H.,  Nova Totius Terrarum Orbis Geographica.., antique map, old maps HONDIUS, H. - Nova Totius Terrarum Orbis Geographica..
Amsterdam, 1630-1633, In original colours, with some colour enhancement.. 380x547mm. Paper slightly browned and spotted. Some marginal discolouration due to earlier framing. Good full margins. Dark impression. Colours slightly enhanced.
The first of four states of the map. French text on verso. One of the most beautiful world maps ever engraved and one of the most influential in promulgating the California as an island hypothesis and one of the earliest maps to show the Dutch discoveries in Australia. A corner stone map for any col... (Go to Item Page)
$ 9,500
Approx. Euro 8,170  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
BLAEU, J.,  Insula Huaena sive Venusia a Guiljelmo Blaeu cum sub Tychone Astronomiae operam daret, delineata., antique map, old maps BLAEU, J. - Insula Huaena sive Venusia a Guiljelmo Blaeu cum sub Tychone Astronomiae operam daret, delineata.
Amsterdam, 1659, In attractive strong original colours.. 405x485mm. Some mainly marginal spotting. Some light discolouration along center fold. A good and dark impression, wide margins. From a rare Spanish text edition.
Decorative map of the island Hvan in the Danish Sound. In the center Tycho Brahe's famous observatory Uraniborg established in 1576, under the patronage of Frederick II, King of Denmark. Tycho Brahe had studied and travelled widely in Europe, buying instruments, visiting mathematicians and making as... (Go to Item Page)
$ 1,100
Approx. Euro 946  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 1
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 3,440  

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... (Go to Item Page)
$ 4,500
Approx. Euro 3,870  

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... (Go to Item Page)
$ 4,500
Approx. Euro 3,870  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
ANONYMOUS,  Nicola Copernico., antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS - Nicola Copernico.
Venice, 1666, Uncoloured.. 118x85mm. Very good condition. Dark impression.
Portrait of Nicola Copernico. Rare portrait of the Polish astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus published in "Elogii D' Hvomini Letterati Scritti", by Lorenzo Crasso.
Astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus was instrumental in establishing the concept of a heliocentric solar system, in which the sun, rather th...
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$ 150
Approx. Euro 129  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
JOLLAIN, G.,  [No title]., antique map, old maps JOLLAIN, G. - [No title].
Paris, 1667, Uncoloured.. 105x208mm. Paper browned, short right margin.
Rare double hemisphere celestial chart, published by Jollain in 1667. Published in "Trésor Des Cartes Geographiques Des Principaux Estats de Lunivers".
This atlas is based upon Boisseau's atlas from 1643, the first world atlas published in France which was based on Atlas Minor, 1628.
Jol...
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$ 300
Approx. Euro 258  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 6
JOLLAIN, G.,  Le monde et sa disposition suivant Ptolomée., antique map, old maps JOLLAIN, G. - Le monde et sa disposition suivant Ptolomée.
Paris, 1667, Uncoloured.. 105x105mm. Brown marginal spots. Paper age toned.
The Christian Aristotelian cosmos. Ptolemy accepted the following order for celestial objects in the solar system: Earth (center), Moon, Mercury, Venus, Sun, Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn. He realized, as had Hipparchus, that the inequalities in the motions of these heavenly bodies necessitated either a... (Go to Item Page)
$ 150
Approx. Euro 129  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
BLAEU, J.,  [Title page to] Atlas mayor, o geographia Blaviana : Que contiene las cartas, y descripciones de Partes Orientales de Europa., antique map, old maps 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)
$ 1,000
Approx. Euro 860  

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 129  

Condition:
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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$ 175
Approx. Euro 151  

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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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$ 200
Approx. Euro 172  

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 172  

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 172  

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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 258  

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 129  

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 172  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
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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$ 150
Approx. Euro 129  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
CORONELLI,V.M.,  Illustrissimo, et Eccellentissimo.. Gran Globi .., antique map, old maps CORONELLI,V.M. - Illustrissimo, et Eccellentissimo.. Gran Globi ..
Venice, 1689, In attractive strong original colours.. 448x610mm. Printed on heavy paper. Good impression. Old repair of a split in upper left corner.
Celestial globe of the remarkable Vincenzo Coronelli (1650-1718), encyclopaedist, geographer, inventor and Doctor of Theology, was citizen of the Republic of Venice. He was also one of the most prominent mapmakers and publishers in Europe of his day.... (Go to Item Page)
$ 750
Approx. Euro 645  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
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... (Go to Item Page)
$ 4,500
Approx. Euro 3,870  

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... (Go to Item Page)
$ 1,500
Approx. Euro 1,290  

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 1,290  

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 1,290  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 1
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, In attractive strong original colours.. 457x605mm. In mint condition. On heavy paper.
Double hemisphere celestial map showing a new and more scientific depiction of the heavens. In original colours, it is very unusual to find Coronelli maps in original colours.
The remarkable Vincenzo Coronelli (1650-1718), was a Franciscan Friar and appointed General of the Order in 1701. He w...
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$ 1,500
Approx. Euro 1,290  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 1
DETLEFFSEN, J.,  Orbis terrarum typus de integro in plurimis emendatus auctus et icunculis illustratus., antique map, old maps DETLEFFSEN, J. - Orbis terrarum typus de integro in plurimis emendatus auctus et icunculis illustratus.
Minden, 1716, Coloured.. 323x479mm. With German text on verso. Paper slightly age-toned.
Outstanding and rare example of a bible world map based on the Visscher bible map from 1657 (Shirley 401/414). This map is larger in size and has an extra engraved frame around the original Visscher map.
With the coastlines of Australia and New Zealand. Showing double-hemisphere world with two ...
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$ 3,300
Approx. Euro 2,838  

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Condition Rating: 2
DE FER, N. / DANET,  Introduction a la Geographie.., antique map, old maps DE FER, N. / DANET - Introduction a la Geographie..
Paris, 1717, Uncoloured.. 190x125mm. 4°. Contemp. brown calf, spine ribbed and richly gilted. Title page, 197pp. "Introduction a la Geographie", 7 pages position of important cities (6 folding maps). Paper throughout pleasantly slightly age-toned. Spine separating, and with dark stain in upper part.
old atlasSecond edition of this charming travel compendium illustrated with a fine world map in two hemispheres prepared by de l'Isle. California as an island. The... (Go to Item Page)
$ 2,000
Approx. Euro 1,720  

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Condition Rating: 3
CHIQUET, J.,  Le Nouveau et Curieux Atlas Geographique et historique, ou Le Divertissement des Empereurs, Roys, et Princes. Tant dans la Guerre que dans la Paix. Dédié A Son A.R. Monseigneur le Duc d'Orléans Regent du Roîaume de France., antique map, old maps CHIQUET, J. - Le Nouveau et Curieux Atlas Geographique et historique, ou Le Divertissement des Empereurs, Roys, et Princes. Tant dans la Guerre que dans la Paix. Dédié A Son A.R. Monseigneur le Duc d'Orléans Regent du Roîaume de France.
Paris, chez Chereau, 1719, In original o/l colours.. 165x215mm. In-8 oblong, Engr. title, 3 plates and celestial map, all uncoloured, and 23 maps in outline colour, with 27 text pages and 4 index pages "Geographie Sacree Ancienne et Moderne. . ."
Charming world atlas with double hemisphere world and the North American map feature the Island of Califo... (Go to Item Page)
$ 2,750
Approx. Euro 2,365  

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Condition Rating: 3
CHIQUET, J.,  Globe Terrestre. / Globe Celeste., antique map, old maps CHIQUET, J. - Globe Terrestre. / Globe Celeste.
Paris, 1719, Coloured.. 158x213mm. Good condition.
A very decorative depiction of a terrestrial and celestial globe on a decorative base. The page is filled with seven diagrams.... (Go to Item Page)
$ 175
Approx. Euro 151  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
COVENS,J./ MORTIER,C.,  [Title page] Atlas Major F.de Wit., antique map, old maps COVENS,J./ MORTIER,C. - [Title page] Atlas Major F.de Wit.
Amsterdam 1720, Uncoloured.. 464x273mm. Paper browned and age-toned. Dark impression.
Printed title page in red and black. In lower part a copper engraving (36x73mm) of the eastern hemisphere with a complete Australia, to the left a celestial hemisphere. From Covens and Mortier's edition of the Atlas Major by Frederick de Wit.... (Go to Item Page)
$ 300
Approx. Euro 258  

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Condition Rating: 3
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 1,720  

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 430  

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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 3,010  

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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 301  

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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 301  

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Condition Rating: 3
SEUTTER, M.,  Sphaera Artificialium Typica repraesentatio., antique map, old maps SEUTTER, M. - Sphaera Artificialium Typica repraesentatio.
Augsburg, 1730, Original colours.. 485x577mm. A good and dark impression in attractive colours.
Stunning engraving of terrestrial and celestial globes and armillary sphere, all with highly ornamented stands. Brief explanatory text.
The plate was based on a design by Johann Gabriel Doppelmayr. Doppelmayr was a professor of mathematics in Nuremberg and he wrote on geography, astronomy, car...
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$ 2,500
Approx. Euro 2,150  

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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 with recent colour additio. 495x590mm. In very good 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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$ 1,600
Approx. Euro 1,376  

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Condition Rating: 3
HOMANN, J.B.,  Sphaerarum  Artificialium Typica Repraesentatio. . ., antique map, old maps HOMANN, J.B. - Sphaerarum Artificialium Typica Repraesentatio. . .
Nuremberg 1740, Coloured.. 485x578mm. Restored. A good and dark impression.
Johann Baptist Homann born in Kammlach (1663). He was engraver, map-seller and geographer to the Kaiser of the Holy Roman Empire (1715). He also was member of the Prussian Royal Academy of Science.
Stunning engraving of Homann's terrestrial and celestial globes and armillary sphere, all with ...
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$ 1,600
Approx. Euro 1,376  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
LE ROUGE, G.L.,  Globe Terrestre. / Globe Celeste., antique map, old maps LE ROUGE, G.L. - Globe Terrestre. / Globe Celeste.
Paris, 1746, In original colours.. 202x270mm. Lower margin a bit frayed. . Fine print.
A very decorative depiction of a terrestrial and celestial globe on a decorative base. To the left a compass card, 3 diagrams showing the sizes of the stars, the illumination of the moon by the sun and the path of the earth around the sun.... (Go to Item Page)
$ 75
Approx. Euro 65  

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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 2,150  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 1
SCHREIBER, J.G.,  Globus ex probatisimis . . . .. / Terrestris phorum Observationibus. . ., antique map, old maps SCHREIBER, J.G. - Globus ex probatisimis . . . .. / Terrestris phorum Observationibus. . .
Leipzig, 1749, In original colours.. 166x246mm. Paper slightly browned, mainly in the margins.
Double hemisphere world map, in lower part of the map four blocks describing the different continents. With two celestial diagrams with depictions of the solar system based on Copernicus and Tycho Brahe. In the lower block depictions of the four elements and an interesting outline for the Australia... (Go to Item Page)
$ 450
Approx. Euro 387  

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Condition Rating: 3
BASSET,  Introduction a la géographie carte des diverses positions de la sphere. . ., antique map, old maps BASSET - Introduction a la géographie carte des diverses positions de la sphere. . .
Paris, 1750, Coloured.. 503x722mm. Good and dark impression on sound paper. Good margins. Very good condition.
A charming and large print showing a terrestrial, celestial and an armillary globe with smaller circular diagrams illustrating the theories of Ptolemy, Copernicus, Brahe and Descartes.

More about Celestial charts and globes [...
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$ 1,500
Approx. Euro 1,290  

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Condition Rating: 2
BASSET,  Introduction a la géographie carte des diverses positions de la sphere.., antique map, old maps BASSET - Introduction a la géographie carte des diverses positions de la sphere..
Paris 1750, Coloured.. 505x722mm. Repair of a small tear in lower part center fold. Paper slightly age-toned. Overall in good condition.
A charming and large print showing a terrestrial, celestial and an armillary globe with smaller circular diagrams illustrating the theories of Ptolemy, Copernicus, Brahe and Descartes.... (Go to Item Page)
$ 1,000
Approx. Euro 860  

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Condition Rating: 3
SEUTTER, M.,  Planisphaerium Coeleste., antique map, old maps SEUTTER, M. - Planisphaerium Coeleste.
Augsburg, 1750, Original colours with later colour edition.. 557x487mm. In very good condition.
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... (Go to Item Page)
$ 2,000
Approx. Euro 1,720  

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Condition Rating: 2
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.

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$ 200
Approx. Euro 172  

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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.... (Go to Item Page)
$ 70
Approx. Euro 60  

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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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$ 750
Approx. Euro 645  

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Condition Rating: 3
VRIES, KLAAS DE,  Schat-Kamer ofte konst der stuurlieden, behelzende een duidelyke onderwyzinge in de navigatie. . .  [bound with] Tafelen bevattende De Sinussum, tangenten en Secanten. . . [bound with]  Geographische Tadfel vande Graaden.. Voornaamste Zee-haavens. ., antique map, old maps VRIES, KLAAS DE - Schat-Kamer ofte konst der stuurlieden, behelzende een duidelyke onderwyzinge in de navigatie. . . [bound with] Tafelen bevattende De Sinussum, tangenten en Secanten. . . [bound with] Geographische Tadfel vande Graaden.. Voornaamste Zee-haavens. .
Amsterdam, J. v. Keulen en Zoonen, 1777, Uncoloured.. 205x130mm. Bound in 19th century half calf. (14)+470+47+45+44+10+80+2+40pp. Very good condition with three folding plates and numerous text illustrations.
Rare and important manual originally prepared by Klaas de Vries including "Schat-Kamer ofte konst der stuurlieden" (Treasure-room of the art of Navigation) and published by Johannes van Keulen [bound with] Tafelen bevattende De Sinussum, tangenten en Secanten. . . [bound with] Geographische Tafel ... (Go to Item Page)
$ 3,000
Approx. Euro 2,580  

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Condition Rating: 3
DE LET,H./ BAALDE,S.J.,  Nouvel atlas geographique & historique.. / Nieuwe en geographische en historische Atlas.., antique map, old maps DE LET,H./ BAALDE,S.J. - Nouvel atlas geographique & historique.. / Nieuwe en geographische en historische Atlas..
Amsterdam, 1778, In original o/l colours.. 210x120mm. Contemp. half, spine ribbed and gilted. Frontispiece, title page, 202pp. description of all countries, Empires, index, etc. and 42 folding maps and plates.
Second edition of this charming travel compendium which is becoming rather scare now-a-days.
Illustrated with a charm...
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$ 3,000
Approx. Euro 2,580  

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Condition Rating: 2

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