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Miniature Map of the World according to Ptolemy.

Description du Monde Ptolomaique. Bertius, Petrus/ Pieter. Petrus Kaerius/Pieter van der Keere; Jodicus Hondius. "Description du Monde Ptolomaique." Desriptio Orbis Ptolomaica. Amsterdam Jodicus Hondius Jr. 1616
Copper engraved map of the World according to Ptolemy. from Petrus Bertius' "Tabularum geographicum contractarum libri septum." French text to verso describing the succeeding map.
The map shows the known world of Ptolemy: Europe, part of Asia and part of Africa; set in an oval, with the Arctic and Antarctic circles marked, in a strap work decorative frame. Dark impression; heading entering printed area.
Koeman: Lan 11. 97 by 137mm (3¾ by 5½ inches).    €120
Stock No. 2915 - World Celestial & Curiosities full description

Decorative Title Page By Blaeu.

Title Page Blaeu, Guiljelimus Title Page "Le theatre du Monde ou Nouvel AtlasContenant Les Chartes et Descriptions De tous les Païs de la terre Mis en lumiere Par Guilliaume Et Jean Blaeu." Amsterdam Apud Guiljelmum et Joahannem Blaeu. 1647
Original coloured, copper engraved decorative title page from volume 1 of Joan Blaeu's "Le theatre du Monde ou Nouvel Atlas." single page; folio.
Decorative allegorical title page the four central figures represent the continents (Asia, Europe, America and Africa from left to right). At the top center is a large armillary sphere flanked by Apollo with his lyre, Juno with the Milky Way flowing from her breasts, and geographers with their students perusing celestial and terrestrial globes. Around them are representations of the four elements: air, fire, earth and water.
Attached letterpress title. Bright original colour; some soiling ; knicks to edges;Upper right corner missing and replaced withold paper; creases.
Koeman1, Bl 16A 395 by 245mm (15½ by 9¾ inches).    €400
Stock No. 2227 - World Celestial & Curiosities full description

Celestial map of the sky, Virgo, Leo and Libra

Celestial map of the sky in 1730. Part 4. Doppelmeyer, Johann Gabriel Celestial map of the sky in 1730. Part 4. "Globi Coelestis in tabula Planas Redact pars IV...." Nuremburg Homann Johann Baptiste 1742
Copper engraved map of the sky, from Doppelmayer's " Atlas Coelestis" original full wash colour; verso blank.
The image is part 4 of the six sheets that make up the Sky [ as seen in 1730] by Doppelmayer. It shows the constellation of Virgo, Leo and Libra amongst others. Each constellation is stunningly illustrated in 18th century German baroque style. Text to the left and right of the map proper offers coordinates for the individual stars in each constellations which are identified via an alpha-numeric code. Good impression; full original wash colour to plate; key and title uncoloured; Ink spots to lower left corner of plate.
495 by 580mm (19½ by 22¾ inches).    €700
Stock No. 2053 - World Celestial & Curiosities full description

Celestial map of the sky, Scorpio, Sagittarius & Hercules.

Celestial map of the sky in 1730. Part 5. Doppelmeyer, Johann Gabriel Celestial map of the sky in 1730. Part 5. "Globi Coelestis in tabula Planas Redact pars V...." Nuremburg Homann Johann Baptiste 1742
Copper engraved map of the sky, from Doppelmayer's " Atlas Coelestis" original full wash colour; verso blank.
The image is part 5 of the six sheets that make up the Sky [ as seen in 1730] by Doppelmayer. It shows the constellation of Scorpio, Sagittarius And Hercules amongst others. Each constellation is stunningly illustrated in 18th century German baroque style. Text to the left and right of the map proper offers coordinates for the individual stars in each constellations which are identified via an alpha-numeric code. Slightly faded impression; original wash colour to plate; key and title uncoloured; stain to lower left corner of plate; creasing at centrefold and 3 small wormholes.
495 by 580mm (19½ by 22¾ inches).    €600
Stock No. 2054 - World Celestial & Curiosities full description

Celestial map of the sky, Argo.

Celestial map of the sky in 1730. Part 6. Doppelmeyer, Johann Gabriel Celestial map of the sky in 1730. Part 6. "Globi Coelestis in tabula Planas Redact pars VI...." Nuremburg Homann Johann Baptiste 1742
Copper engraved map of the sky, from Doppelmayer's " Atlas Coelestis" faded wash colour; verso blank.
The image is part 6 of the six sheets that make up the Sky [ as seen in 1730] by Doppelmayer. It shows the constellation of Argo amongst other. Each constellation is stunningly illustrated in 18th century German baroque style. Text to the left and right of the map proper offers coordinates for the individual stars in each constellations which are identified via an alpha-numeric code. Slightly faded impression; original wash colour to plate, faded; key and title uncoloured; creased.
495 by 580mm (19½ by 22¾ inches).    €500
Stock No. 2055 - World Celestial & Curiosities full description

Celestial map of the sky The Great Bear

Celestial map of the sky in 1730. Part1. Doppelmeyer, Johann Gabriel Celestial map of the sky in 1730. Part1. "Globi Coelestis in tabula Planas Redact pars I...." Nuremburg Homann Johann Baptiste 1742
Copper engraved map of the sky, from Doppelmayer's " Atlas Coelestis" original wash colour , verso blank.
The image is part1 of the six sheets that make up the Sky [ as seen in 1730] by Doppelmayer. It shows the constellation of Ursus Major or the Great Bear ; Ursus minor; Draco; Camelopardalus; Cassiopea and Perseus amongst others. Each constellation is stunningly illustrated in 18th century German baroque style. Text to the left and right of the map proper offers coordinates for the individual stars in each constellations which are identified via an alpha-numeric code. Good impression; simple wash colour to plate; keys uncoloured; printers crease to upper right of centrefold.
502 by 595mm (19¾ by 23½ inches).    €750
Stock No. 2049 - World Celestial & Curiosities full description

Celestial map of the sky, Pegasus.

Celestial map of the sky in 1730. Part2. Doppelmeyer, Johann Gabriel Celestial map of the sky in 1730. Part2. "Globi Coelestis in tabula Planas Redact pars II...." Nuremburg Homann Johann Baptiste 1742
Copper engraved map of the sky, from Doppelmayer's " Atlas Coelestis" original wash colour faded, verso blank.
The image is part 2 of the six sheets that make up the Sky [ as seen in 1730] by Doppelmayer. It shows the constellation of Pegasus, Andromeda and Aquarius amongst others. Each constellation is stunningly illustrated in 18th century German baroque style. Text to the left and right of the map proper offers coordinates for the individual stars in each constellations which are identified via an alpha-numeric code. Good impression; with very faded simple wash colour to plate; keys uncoloured; ink spots to upper right corner, just entering key.
495 by 580mm (19½ by 22¾ inches).    €600
Stock No. 2050 - World Celestial & Curiosities full description

Celestial map of the sky, Orion, Cancer, Gemini & Taurus

Celestial map of the sky in 1730. Part3. Doppelmeyer, Johann Gabriel Celestial map of the sky in 1730. Part3. "Globi Coelestis in tabula Planas Redact pars III...." Nuremburg Homann Johann Baptiste 1742
Copper engraved map of the sky, from Doppelmayer's " Atlas Coelestis" original full wash colour; verso blank.
The image is part 3 of the six sheets that make up the Sky [ as seen in 1730] by Doppelmayer. It shows the constellation of Orion, Cancer, Gemini and Taurus amongst others. Each constellation is stunningly illustrated in 18th century German baroque style. Text to the left and right of the map proper offers coordinates for the individual stars in each constellations which are identified via an alpha-numeric code. Good impression; full original wash colour to plate and text.
495 by 580mm (19½ by 22¾ inches).    €850
Stock No. 2051 - World Celestial & Curiosities full description

Celestial map of the sky, Virgo, Leo and Libra

Celestial map of the sky in 1730. Part4. Doppelmeyer, Johann Gabriel Celestial map of the sky in 1730. Part4. "Globi Coelestis in tabula Planas Redact pars IV...." Nuremburg Homann Johann Baptiste 1742
Copper engraved map of the sky, from Doppelmayer's " Atlas Coelestis" original full wash colour; verso blank.
The image is part 4 of the six sheets that make up the Sky [ as seen in 1730] by Doppelmayer. It shows the constellation of Virgo, Leo and Libra amongst others. Each constellation is stunningly illustrated in 18th century German baroque style. Text to the left and right of the map proper offers coordinates for the individual stars in each constellations which are identified via an alpha-numeric code. Good impression; full original wash colour to plate and text.
485 by 595mm (19 by 23½ inches).    €850
Stock No. 2052 - World Celestial & Curiosities full description

Celestial map showing the course of Venus And Mercury

Movement of Venus & Mercury. Doppelmeyer, Johann Gabriel Movement of Venus & Mercury. "Phænomena Motuum Irregularuim Venus et Mercurius...." Nuremburg Homann Johann Baptiste c1760
Copper engraved map showing the irregular movement of Venus And Mercury, from Doppelmayer's " Atlas Coelestis" original wash colour; verso blank.
Astronomical chart showing the course of the planets Venus and Mercury around the sun.; detailed text and astronomical diagrams.
The planets are illustrated in a vignette as allagorical figures in chariots; Venus accompaanied by the moon in a chariot drawn by three pairs of horses; Mercury's chariot driven by a putti is drawn by two birds; Zeus sits astride the sun. Dark impression; bright colour.
494 by 580mm (19½ by 22¾ inches).    €520
Stock No. 2058 - World Celestial & Curiosities full description


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