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Planisphærium Coeleste
- Amsterdam: circa 1705. Copper-engraved celestial map, with full original colour. Very good condition apart from minor soiling. 20 x 23 1/2 inches. A magnificent double hemisphere celestial chart by one of the period's greatest mapamakers This double hemisphere celestial chart gives the Classical constellations north and south as well seven illustrations of various astronomical theories and phenomena including a comparison of stellar magnitudes, three theories of the planetary arrangement of our system, an illustration of lunar eclipses, the lunar influence on tides and the passage of the earth around the sun. Koeman, Atlantes Neerlandici, Sche 1 & p.119
      [Bookseller: Donald A. Heald Rare Books (ABAA)]
Last Found On: 2014-05-04           Check availability:      AbeBooks    


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