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Antique rare maps of Celestial_&_Space


1756 - De L'Aërologie

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Decorative chart showing various celestial models. Includes remarkable decorative borders found only in the deluxe edition of Buy De Mornas' Atlas Methodique et Elementaire de Goegraphie et l'Histoire.


1756 - De La Longitude Et De La Latitude

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Decorative chart illustrating longitude and latitude. Includes remarkable decorative borders found only in the deluxe edition of Buy De Mornas' Atlas Methodique et Elementaire de Goegraphie et l'Histoire.


1757 - [The centre of this Slider is to be placed by a Thread or Pin over the centre of the respective Planisphere for any Operation]

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Rare overlay "slider" device, which was to be placed over the terrestrial and celestial planishere maps which were published by Dunn & Owen in their Description and Use of the Universal Planispheres. Dunn's Universal Planisphere work was published...


1878 - [3 Celestial Manuscript Maps & Drawings]

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Mystery Manuscript Celestial Calculations Three manuscript celestial maps, each on a large sheet of paper, drawn by an anonymous hand. Each map is drawn on a hemispheric model and includes pencil annotations locating constellations, each of which is...


1639 - Uranometria, omnium asterismorum continens schemata, nova methodo delineata, aeris laminis expressa. [bound with:] Explicatio characterum aeneis uranometrias imaginum, tabulis, insculptorum, addita, & commodiore hac forma tertium redintegrata.

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Second Edition in Early Vellum, Bound With the Extremely Rare Text. First published in Augsburg in 1609, Bayer's Uranometria was one of the great celestial atlases of the 17th century, a veritable golden age for start chart production. This is the...


1729 - Atlas Coelestis

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First Edition of the Most Important Celestial Atlas of the 18th Century, with the Engraved Portrait of Flamsteed. Engraved portrait of Flamsteed, title, dedication to George II, 9 pages of text, 1 page "A LIST of the SUBRIBERS." [sic], and 27 engraved...


1742 - [Celestial Atlas] Atlas Coelestis | Atlas Novus Coelestis in Quo Mundus Spectabilis, et in Eodem tam Errantium Quam Inerrantium Stellarum Phoenomena Notabilia, Crica Ipsarum Lumen...

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A Superb Example with Rich Original Hand-Coloring. Engraved allegorical additional title by J.C. Reinsperger after J.J. Preisler, title printed in red and black with engraved vignette, letterpress index, 30 double-page engraved plates all of which in...


1553 - La Cosmographie Pierre Apian, Docteur et Mathematicien Tres Excellent, traictant de toutes les Regions, Pais, Villes, & Citez du monde, Par artifice Astronomique, nouvellement traduicte de Latin en Francois par Gemma Frisius, Docteur en Medecine, & Mathem

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Including the Frisius-Apian World Map. A very good example of the French-language 1553 Paris edition of Peter Apian's Cosmographia, which was first published in 1524. Apian's 1524 Cosmographia was his greatest work, not least of which for the...


1720 - Sphaerarum Artificialium Typica Repraesentatio novissime adumbrata . . .

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Fine set of three scientific instruments, engraved for Johann Baptiste Homann in Nuremberg. Included are decorative illustrations of a celestial globe, terrestrial globe and armillary sphere, with an explanation in Latin.


1770 - Globe Terrestre [and] Globe Celeste

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Attractive pair of engraved globes, illustrating the Terrestrial World and Celestial World. The Terrestrial Globe is oriented to show the Eastern Hemisphere, including a wild mid-18th Century illustration of Australia. The Celestial Globe is oriented...


1787 - Notions Elementaires De Cosmographie

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A number of celestial models and a rare double hemisphere world map.


1801 - Planisphaerium Coeleste or Map of Zodiacal Stars

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Using the Stars to Understand Latitude—A Rare Instructional Star Chart Rare, commercially-published star chart, made for teaching constellations and the path of the sun through the celestial sphere, the ecliptic, to students of astronomy. Once these...


1660 - Solis Circa Orbem Terrarum Spiralis Revolutio

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Nice example of Cellarius's chart illustrating the path of the sun's annual rotation around the earth, from the northern tropic to the southern. The band of the zodiac is included, with names and symbols of the various signs of the zodiac, surrounded...


1660 - Scenographia Systematis Mundani Ptolemaici . . .

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Fine example of Cellarius's chart illustrating Claudius Ptolemy's earth-centered model of the universe. In the second century, Claudius Ptolemy, an important Egyptian Astronomer and Geographer, postulated that the Sun and Planets revolved around the...


1708 - Haemisphaerii Borealis Coeli et Terrae Sphaeri Cascenographia

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Nice example of this finely executed map of the Northern Sky, illustrating the constellations of the Northern Hemisphere superimposed over the Pacific Ocean, first published by Andreas Cellarius in 1660. The map provides a fantastic image of the...


1660 - Haemisphaerium Stellatum Australe Cum Aequali Sphaerarum Proportione

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Decorative example of this finely executed map of the southwestern sky, illustrating the constellations of the Southwestern Hemisphere superimposed over a southwestern orientation of the Earth, first published by Andreas Cellarius in 1660. The chart...