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1603 - [ Corvus ]

  • $14.99

Striking full color example of Bayer's celestial chart of Corvus, with the stars heightened in gold. The present example has no text on the verso. An early owner has added the names of the neighboring constellations, etc. Delphinus is a constellation...


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1603 - [ Lyra ] (Stars Heightened in Gold)

  • $14.99

Striking full color example of Bayer's celestial chart of Lyra. The present example also has the names of the neighboring constellations added in an early hand in the blank margins. Lyra is a constellation in the northern hemisphere and is one of the...


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1603 - [Cepheus]

  • $14.99

Striking full color example of Bayer's celestial chart of Cepheus. Bayer's Uranometria, is one of the most important celestial atlases of the 17th Century and the forerunner of all star atlases which contained 51 star charts, of which 48 were...


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1603 - [Delphinus]

  • $14.99

Striking richly-hand-colored example of Bayer's celestial chart of Delphinus, with the stars heightened in gold. Delphinus is a constellation in the northern sky, close to the celestial equator. Its name is Latin for dolphin. Delphinus was one of the...


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1603 - [Lupus and Centaurus] (Stars Heightened in Gold)

  • $14.99

Striking full hand-color example of Bayer's celestial chart of Lupus (the Wolf) with Centaurus, with the stars heightened in gold....


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1603 - [Ophiuchus, or Serpentarius] (Stars Heightened in Gold)

  • $14.99

Striking full color example of Bayer's celestial chart of Ophiuchus (Serpentarius), with the stars heightened in gold. Ophiuchus is one of the 48 constellations named by Claudius Ptolemy, named for the Greek word "Serpent Bearer." Ophiuchusis shown...


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1603 - [Aquarius] (Stars Heightened in Gold)

  • $14.99

A magnificent full-color example of Bayer's celestial chart of Aquarius, with the stars heightened in gold. Aquarius, shepherd son of Tros with whom Zeus fell in love, is here portrayed with his water jug, set against a brilliant dark blue background....


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1603 - [ Ursa Minor ] (Stars Heightened in Gold)

  • $14.99

A magnificent full-color example of Bayer's celestial chart of Ursa Minor, with the stars heightened in gold. The dark night sky gives way to the polar celestial circles which are painted in magnificent bright colors. Ursa Minor, one of the most...


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1603 - [ Pegasus ] (Stars Heightened in Gold)

  • $14.99

A magnificent full-color example of Bayer's celestial chart of Pegasus, with the stars heightened in gold. Pegasus is composed of the Great Square, one of the most easily recognizable shapes in the sky. The constellation was known to many...


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1603 - [ Sagittarius ] (Stars Heightened in Gold)

  • $14.99

A magnificent full-color example of Bayer's celestial chart of Sagittarius, with the stars heightened in gold. Sagittarius appears from Babylonian times as a centaur-like archer. The constellation's first portrayals were usually double-headed,...


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1603 - [Cetus] (Stars Heightened in Gold)

  • $14.99

Striking full-color example of Bayer's celestial chart of Cetus, with the stars heightened in gold. The present example has no text on the verso. Cetus was a sea monster in Greek mythology. Cetus is located in the region of the northern sky that...


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1603 - [Argo Navis] [The Argonauts]

  • $14.99

Striking full hand-color example of Bayer's celestial chart of the constellation Navis, with the stars heightened in gold. Argo Navis (the Ship Argo), or simply Argo, was a large constellation in the southern sky. The genitive was "Argus Navis",...


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1603 - Britannicarum insularum typus ortelius

  • $14.99

Notable Atlas Map of the British Isles, From the First Modern Atlas Scarce, fine map of the British Isles, from Ortelius' ground-breaking atlas, Theatrum Orbis Terrarum. Oriented to the west, the British Isles are shown as if on their side. The...


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1603 - Theatrum Orbis Terrarum

  • $24.99

"This is the most advanced Latin edition of the Theatrum published by Vrients." - Koeman (Ort 36) [A6, including engraved title page], [B6], [C6], [D4], and 118 double-page engraved maps all of which with Latin text on verso. This copy is complete...