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Celestials
HONTER, Johannes.,  Imaginesconstellationum Australium / Imagines constellationum Boreallum., antique map, old maps HONTER, Johannes. - Imaginesconstellationum Australium / Imagines constellationum Boreallum.
Basle, 1541 / 1551, Coloured.. 270x267mm. Wood block prints with letter press. In good condition, slight worming and repairs, old fixings to verso. Some paper creasing.
An important pair of woodblock celestial charts of the northern and southern skies showing the "stars as seen from earth" (Warner). The maps were first published in 1541 by Henri Petri in Omnia, Quae Extant Opera, Geographia Excepta,, although the date in the banner on the northern hemisphere... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 3,000 - 4,000)

Bid received
$ 2,100
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
MARIETTE, P.,  Planisfere du Globe Celeste., antique map, old maps MARIETTE, P. - Planisfere du Globe Celeste.
Paris, 1650, Coloured.. 378x450mm. In good condition, some light worming, mostly confined to lower margin, evenly toned, good margins, with nice decorative colours.
A scarce celestial double hemisphere, showing the constellations. With portraits of T.Brahe and F.Houtman and four putties in the corners with surveyors instruments.
The portraits of Ticho Brahe and that of Frederic Houtman, placed between the two hemispheres, indicate that the author was inspi...
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Estimate
($ 600 - 1,000)

Starting bid
$ 400
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
MALLET, A.M.,  (Celestial) Fig. 36., antique map, old maps MALLET, A.M. - (Celestial) Fig. 36.
Frankfurt, 1684, Uncoloured.. 150x104mm. 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 German text edition of Description d'Univers.. (5 volumes), 1683. By Allain Manneson Mallet (1630-1706), a well trav...
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Estimate
($ 160 - 200)

Starting bid
$ 100
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
CORONELLI, Vicenzo Maria., Planisfero settentrionale [&] meridionale corretto ed accresciuto di molte stelle., antique map, old maps CORONELLI, Vicenzo Maria. - Planisfero settentrionale [&] meridionale corretto ed accresciuto di molte stelle.
Venice, ca. 1692, Coloured.. 465x615mm. In good condition, both full sheets with full margins, on fine laid paper, first sheet with watermark containing the letter ’S’, second sheet on somewhat thicker laid paper without watermark, both cleaned and edges strengthened,
Centrefolds smoothed and strengthened, both hand coloured; first sheet with professional restoration at 2 large holes (5x4 cm.) to lower image corners (supplied in mss. and col.); second sheet fine.
Set of decorative celestial charts of the northern and southern constellations by V.M. Coronelli. - 2 sheets. Coloured in full. Couple of copper engravings, engraved in the typical flamboyant Coronelli’s style with figurative depictions of the Zodiac.
Titles above, dedications (to the city of ...
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Estimate
($ 1,320 - 1,600)

Starting bid
$ 900
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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Estimate
($ 300 - 500)

Starting bid
$ 200
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
CHATELAIN, Henri.,  Premiere carte pour l'Introduction a l'histoire du monde, ou l'on remarque la Sphere, le Globe Celeste. . .., antique map, old maps CHATELAIN, Henri. - Premiere carte pour l'Introduction a l'histoire du monde, ou l'on remarque la Sphere, le Globe Celeste. . ..
Amsterdam, 1720, Coloured.. 348x438mm. In very good condition with wide margins, lightly age toned, a little browned at margin edges, small closed tear to lower centrefold. Some old adhesive fixings to verso..
Featuring a small double hemisphere world map, showing California as an island, North and South Polar celestial hemispheres, an Armillary Sphere, below with smaller circular diagrams, displaying the Ptolemaic, Tychonic and Copernican planetary systems, and the solar system as it was then understood... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 350 - 500)

Bid received
$ 300
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
SEUTTER, M.,  Cometa qui Anno Christi 1742, Apparuit, Ex Observationibus, a die 13 Marty usque ad 15 Aprilis, plusquam Vigesies. . ., antique map, old maps SEUTTER, M. - Cometa qui Anno Christi 1742, Apparuit, Ex Observationibus, a die 13 Marty usque ad 15 Aprilis, plusquam Vigesies. . .
Augsburg, 1743, In attractive original colours.. 497x596mm. Some very minor age toning along center fold, nicely coloured.
Rare. This delightful engraving includes four distinct parts: Two cartouches in the first the title with the data relating to the appearance and the path of the comet in reference to the position of the Earth, the second containing a comment on the apparent size of the comet and its path with... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 900 - 1,500)

Bid received
$ 1,050
Condition:
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.

More about Guillaume ...
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Estimate
($ 150 - 200)

Starting bid
$ 50
Condition:
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)
Estimate
($ 60 - 70)

Starting bid
$ 40
Condition:
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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Estimate
($ 900 - 1,250)

Starting bid
$ 400
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
DELAMARCHE, C. F., SYSTEME DE COPERNIC ou Abrege de l'Astronomie., antique map, old maps DELAMARCHE, C. F. - SYSTEME DE COPERNIC ou Abrege de l'Astronomie.
Paris, 1783, Colored.. 525x690mm. Short margins. Foxing. Folded as issued. Minor wear to lower centrefold.
This is one of several decorative terrestrial and celestial engravings published in Paris, entitled 'System of Copernicus', presenting various astronomical and geographical ideas, with a central diagram, copious text in two columns down either side, and floral, decorative frame-like borders.
T...
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Estimate
($ 240 - 280)

Starting bid
$ 160
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
CASSINI, Giovanni Maria.,  Emisfero Terrestre Settentrionale ... / Emisfero Terrestre Meridionale …, antique map, old maps CASSINI, Giovanni Maria. - Emisfero Terrestre Settentrionale ... / Emisfero Terrestre Meridionale …
Rome: Calcographia Camerale. 1789, Original outline colour.. 330x460mm. Small brown spot to center left of border of northern hemisphere map, else in very good condition.
Together two sheets. Each image c. 33 x 46 cm. Original outline colour. Pair of decorative maps of the northern and southern hemispheres. Appearing just after the discoveries Captain Cook, the Pacific Ocean is shown in great detail. The course of Cook's three voyages are delineated on both maps. Tab... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 1,170 - 1,630)

Starting bid
$ 780
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
CASSINI, Giovanni Maria.,  Planisfero Celeste Settentrionale ... / Planisfero Celeste Meridionale., antique map, old maps CASSINI, Giovanni Maria. - Planisfero Celeste Settentrionale ... / Planisfero Celeste Meridionale.
Rome, Calcographia Camerale. 1790, Original colours.. 330x460mm. Overall, in very good condition.
Together two sheets. Each image c. 33 x 46 cm. Pair of attractive engravings of celestial planispheres with the constellations shown in their allegorical guises. Though the vignette illustrations to the corners of each image borrow heavily from Antonio Zatta, the planispheres themselves are more de... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 1,400 - 1,950)

Starting bid
$ 940
Condition:
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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Estimate
($ 1,400 - 1,500)

Starting bid
$ 800
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
FROST, Isaac / George Baxter., SET OF SIX MUGGLETONIAN ASTRONOMICAL PRINTS FROM TWO SYSTEMS OF ASTRONOMY. , antique map, old maps FROST, Isaac / George Baxter. - SET OF SIX MUGGLETONIAN ASTRONOMICAL PRINTS FROM TWO SYSTEMS OF ASTRONOMY. 
London, 1846, Colour printed.. 210x280mm. In good condition with wide margins the verso has small, old fixings to the edges. Lightly age toned.
After Isaac Frost. Muggletonian Astronomical prints from Two Systems of Astronomy, 1846: The Newtonian System of the Universe [plate 1]; The Newtonian System [plate 3]; The Newtonian System [plate 6]; System According to the Holy Scriptures [plate 7]; System According to the Holy Scriptures [plate ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 1,800 - 2,150)

Starting bid
$ 1,200
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
MEUCCI, F.,  Globo Celeste Arabio del Sec XI., antique map, old maps MEUCCI, F. - Globo Celeste Arabio del Sec XI.
Florence, 1891, Coloured.In printed colours.. 340x670mm. In good condition. Size of the sheet 450mm x 910mm. Folded as issued.
A 19th Century image of globe gores of an Arabic Celestial Globe. The Globe in the Museo Galileo in Florence is believed to be the oldest Arabic celestial globe in the world. An Arabic inscription states that the globe was made in Valencia by Ibrâhim 'Ibn Saîd and his son Muhammad in year 478 of th... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 250 - 300)

Starting bid
$ 150
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
VALLARDI, A., Astronomia e Geografia Matematica, antique map, old maps VALLARDI, A. - Astronomia e Geografia Matematica
Milan, ca. 1900, In printed colours.. 270x665mm. Lithography. Folds. In good condition.
Illustration of the planetary system, by O. Marinelli.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 60 - 100)

Starting bid
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
BOUCHER, L.,  AIR France [Planisphère Air France Zodiac]., antique map, old maps BOUCHER, L. - AIR France [Planisphère Air France Zodiac].
Imprimerie Perceval, Paris, 1953, In printed colours.. 595x955mm. Chromolithography. Mint condition. Signed in the plate in the lower right corner. Mint. Linen backed.
A double-hemisphere celestial map with the constellations of the zodiac in gold and the others in turquoise, set against a sky of navy blue, both with the major stars marked. At the bottom is a globe with Air France's routes radiating from Paris and two aero planes circling. In the upper cusp is a w... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 1,800 - 2,200)

Starting bid
$ 1,300
Condition:
Condition Rating: 1

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