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  CELESTIAL 
 Celestial Maps 

EIMMART, Georg Christoph. [Early 18th century double-hemisphere celestial chart]
Planisphærium Cæleste. Nuremberg, Homann, c.1720. Coloured. 500 x 580mm.
A double-hemisphere star-chart with the constellations shown in their classical forms.The decorative borders contain six more spheres, showing the solar system according to Ptolemy, Brahe and Copernicus, the lunar cycle, etc. The chart was originally published by David Funck c.1690; Homann seems to have bought the plate after Funck's death c.1705. WARNER: p.76-77.
[Ref: 18920]    £1,650.00 ($2,097 • €1,853 rates)


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