Antique Celestial Maps

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"Planeten System der Sonne"

Extremely interesting celestial map showing various aspects of the solar system. The large circle has the signs of Zodiac
and also specific comets and dates. In the lowe right are details and dates of orbit of the Earth, Venus ans Mercury.
In the lower left is information about the moon.
Map is dated 1873.

Map has a vertical centerfold.

32 x 34 cm ( 12.5 x 13.3 ")

$ 145.00

Order Nr. CELESTIAL248879


"Das Planeten System"

This lithograph shows the path of some of the planets in 88 days.Published ca 1875.

This lithograph has several creases in the image and upper margin.

31 x 34.5 cm ( 12.2 x 13.5 ")

$ 90.00

Order Nr. CELESTIAL240057


Star map of the northern Hemisphere

"Der Noerdliche Sternhimmel (Mitte des 19. Jahrhunderts. ( The northern sky as known in the middle of the 19th Century) Steel engraving by A. Stieler and D.C. Bruhns dated 1870. Printed in light green.

This celestial map is very interesting for its great detail in the center circle that reaches as far as the Equator. Around the outside of this circle are the various signs of Zodiac with light drawing of the figures.

The map is in very good condition except for a small repair on the centerfold in the lower margin. A few very light spots.

26.5 x 34.8 cm ( 10.4 x 13.7 ")

$ 150.00

Order Nr. CELESTIALMAP235794


Celestial Map

Image: 22 x 26 cm ( 8.5 x 10.2")

Transparent Layover attached to map:

Celestial Map

"Faksimilie einer alten Darstellung des nördlichen Sternhimmels"

Wood engraving printed in color after the original by Andreae Cellarii, Published 1900.
Attached to the map is a transparent layover with the names of the star formations.

Map and layover both have a vertical centerfold.

Order Nr. CELESTIAL246866 SOLD


"Planisphere pour les Alignements des principales Etoiles"

Copper engraving by Jean Nicolas Fortin ( 1750-1831 ) after J. Flamsteed ( 1646 - 1719 ).
Published 1776 in Paris.

Map of the stars from "Atlas Celeste de Flamsteed"

One repair on the lower centerfold and another in the lower right of image.

19 x 24 cm ( 7.4 x 9.4 ")

$ 130.00

Order Nr. CELESTIALMAP248628


Souther star map - Der Suedliche Sternhimmel (Mitte des 19. Jahrhunderts.

"Der Suedliche Sternhimmel (Mitte des 19. Jahrhunderts.) ( The Southern sky as known in the middle of the 19th Century) Steel engraving by J. Baer and D.C. Bruhns dated 1870. Printed in light bluish green.

In the center of the map is the South Pole. The outer circle of the concentric circles is the Equator.Around the outside of this circle are the various signs of Zodiac with light drawing of the figures.

The map is in very good condition. A few very light spots in margins.

29.5 x 36.2 cm ( 11.6 x 14.2 ")

$ 150.00

Order Nr. CELESTIALMAP235869


Verteilung der Nebelflecke und Sternhaufen ueber die suedliche Himmelshaelfte

"Verteilung der Nebelflecke und Sternhaufen ueber die suedliche Himmelshaelfte". Wood engraving from Biliographisches Institut in Leipzig, ca 1875. Printed in color.

Light browning on margin edges. Centerfold.

Diameter of circle: 19 cm ( 7.4 ")
Page size: 24 x 29.7 cm ( 9.4 x 11.6 ")

$ 45.00

Order Nr. CELESTIALMAP2366


"Verteilung der Nebelflecke und Sternhaufen ueber die noerdliche Himmelshaelfte". Wood engraving from Biliographisches Institut in Leipzig, ca 1875. Printed in color.

Light browning on margin edges. Centerfold.

Diameter of circle: 19 cm ( 7.4 ")
Page size: 24 x 29.7 cm ( 9.4 x 11.6 ")

$ 45.00

Order Nr. CELESTIAL2367


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"Mouvement et Positions de Mars pendant l'annee 1868"
"Positions de Jupiter et Saturne pendant l'annee 1868"

Wood engravings published 1870. On the reverse side is a diagram of the Planet Uranus in 1868.

24 x 15 cm ( 9.4 x 5.9 ")

$ 45.00

Order Nr. CELESTIAL249116


"Der Erdball"
"Die Jaehrliche Bewegung der Erde um die Sonne
von einem Punkte betrachtet, der nahe an der Ebene der Erdbahn liegt"

Image shows the path of the earth around the sun from a fixed point. Interesting article ( in German )
about the solar system that continues on the reverse side. Published ca 1885.

Page size: 30 x 20 cm ( 11.8 x 7.8 ")

$ 55.00

Order Nr. CELESTIAL249109


No Title.

Very lively illustrated celestial map. Copper engraving by B. Cole. Published 1755.
The names of the star formations are in Latin. Atrractive hand coloring.

Two vertical folds to fit original book size.

Diameter: 16.5 cm ( 6.4 ")
Page size: 20.5 x 23.5 cm ( 8 x 9.2 ")

Order Nr. CELESTIAL245246 SOLD


Hemisphere XVIII Austral

"Hemisphere XVIII Austral"

Type of print: Copper etching

Engraver / Artist: Anonymous

Color: Hand coloring

Publisher: John Flamsteed (1646-1719)

Published: Atlas Celeste (Plate 23)

Where / when: London,1753

View of southern sky star formations

Image: 17,5 x 22.4 cm (ca. 6.9 x 8.6")

Page size: 17,5 x 22,5 cm (ca. 8.5 x 8.9")

The vertical centerfold has been reinforced. Light browning of margin edges.
Repair in lower margin on centerfold. Overall light age toning.

Order Nr.CELESTIALMAP238835 SOLD


Planet system of the sun - Planeten-System der Sonne

Planeten-System der Sonne

Steel engraving by A. Stieler dated 1871.

The map shows the planets of our solar system with special insets showing their sizes and paths around te sun. There are details of the rings of Saturn as well as the 24 hour positions of the sun and earth.

Map has a repair on the reverse side on the centerfold. Very minor signs of use and age.

32 x 34 cm ( 12.5 x 13.3 ")

$ 150.00

Order Nr. CELESTIAL236473


Upper image: " Noerdlicher Sternhimmel"
Lower image: "Suedlicher Sternhimmel"

Two detailed images of the northern and southern sta constellations published 1899.
The names of the stars are in Latin and German.

Page size: 41 x 26 cm ( 16.3 x 10.2")

Order Nr. CELESTIAL248843SOLD


Celestial Map

Image: 14 x 16.5 cm ( 5.5 x 6.4 ")

Transparent Layover:

Celestial Map

"Faksimilie einer alten Darstellung des Ptolemaeischen Weltsystems"

Wood engraving printed in color after the original by Andreae Cellarii. Published 1900.
Attached to the map is a transparent layover with the names of the star formations.

Map and layover both have a vertical centerfold.

$ 40.00

Order Nr. CELESTIAL246860


No Title.

Celestial map shows many interesting aspects of the solar system such as the star constellations of
the north and south hemisphere as well as an image of the moon and the antipodes of the earth.

This map was published in the Geographischen Institut in Hildburghausen ca 1890.

Vertical centerfold to fir original book size. Imprint is light.

21 x 27 cm ( 8.2 x 10.8 ")

$ 80.00

Order Nr. CELESTIAL248982


Gestirnte Himmel

"Der Gestirnte Himmel"

Lithograph ca 1875 showing the positions of the stars on the northern sky. The names of the various
constellations are in German.

Diamater: 33 cm ( 12.9 ")

$ 150.00

Order Nr. CELESTIAL249056


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