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  CELESTIAL 
 Celestial Maps 

THOMAS, Corbinianus. [18th century illustration of the constellation Orion]
Orion. Frankfurt, 1730. Original colour. 140 x 140mm.
A chart of the constellation of Orion, the hunter, shown holding a club in one hand a shield in the other, engraved by Johann Christoph Berndt for the celestial atlas 'Mercurii Philosphici Firmamentum Firmianum', named for Thomas's patron, Leopold Anton von Firmian, Archbishop of Salzburg. Corbinianus Thomas (1694-1767), a Benedictine monk, was Professor of Mathematics and Theology at the University of Salzburg. His star atlas was first published in 1730 at Frankfurt, with a second edition at Augsburg the following year. He used an odd system for nomenclature: Bayer Greek letter for the star, Roman numeral for the magnitude and Arabic numeral for the star catalogue reference. KANAS: 7.7, 'beautiful illustrations'; WARNER, p.251.
[Ref: 14359]    £350.00 ($455 • €403 rates)


THOMAS, Corbinianus. [18th century illustration of the constellations Indus and Pavo]
Indus Pavo. Frankfurt, 1730. Original colour. 150 x 140mm.
A chart of the constellations of Indus (shown as an Indian holding arrows) and Pavo (a peacock), engraved by Johann Christoph Berndt for the celestial atlas 'Mercurii Philosphici Firmamentum Firmianum', named for Thomas's patron, Leopold Anton von Firmian, Archbishop of Salzburg. Corbinianus Thomas (1694-1767), a Benedictine monk, was Professor of Mathematics and Theology at the University of Salzburg. His star atlas was first published in 1730 at Frankfurt, with a second edition at Augsburg the following year. He used an odd system for nomenclature: Bayer Greek letter for the star, Roman numeral for the magnitude and Arabic numeral for the star catalogue reference. KANAS: 7.7, 'beautiful illustrations'; WARNER, p.251.
[Ref: 14360]    £350.00 ($455 • €403 rates)


THOMAS, Corbinianus. [18th century illustration of the Canis Major constellation Canis Major]
Canis Major. Frankfurt, 1730. Original colour. 125 x 125mm.
A chart of the constellation of Canis Major, also showing the Tropic of Capricorn, engraved by Johann Christoph Berndt for the celestial atlas 'Mercurii Philosphici Firmamentum Firmianum', named for Thomas's patron, Leopold Anton von Firmian, Archbishop of Salzburg. Corbinianus Thomas (1694-1767), a Benedictine monk, was Professor of Mathematics and Theology at the University of Salzburg. His star atlas was first published in 1730 at Frankfurt, with a second edition at Augsburg the following year. He used an odd system for nomenclature: Bayer Greek letter for the star, Roman numeral for the magnitude and Arabic numeral for the star catalogue reference. KANAS: 7.7, 'beautiful illustrations'; WARNER, p.251.
[Ref: 14361]    £350.00 ($455 • €403 rates)


THOMAS, Corbinianus. [18th century illustration of the Phoenix constellation]
Phoenix. Frankfurt, 1730. Original colour. 125 x 135mm.
A chart of the constellation of Phoenix, engraved by Johann Christoph Berndt for the celestial atlas 'Mercurii Philosphici Firmamentum Firmianum', named for Thomas's patron, Leopold Anton von Firmian, Archbishop of Salzburg. Corbinianus Thomas (1694-1767), a Benedictine monk, was Professor of Mathematics and Theology at the University of Salzburg. His star atlas was first published in 1730 at Frankfurt, with a second edition at Augsburg the following year. He used an odd system for nomenclature: Bayer Greek letter for the star, Roman numeral for the magnitude and Arabic numeral for the star catalogue reference. KANAS: 7.7, 'beautiful illustrations'; WARNER, p.251.
[Ref: 14362]    £350.00 ($455 • €403 rates)


THOMAS, Corbinianus. [18th century illustration of the constellation Cepheus]
Cepheus. Frankfurt, 1730. Original colour. 145 x 145mm.
A chart of the constellation of Cepheus (named after Cepheus, King of Aethiopia in Greek mythology), engraved by Johann Christoph Berndt for the celestial atlas 'Mercurii Philosphici Firmamentum Firmianum', named for Thomas's patron, Leopold Anton von Firmian, Archbishop of Salzburg. Corbinianus Thomas (1694-1767), a Benedictine monk, was Professor of Mathematics and Theology at the University of Salzburg. His star atlas was first published in 1730 at Frankfurt, with a second edition at Augsburg the following year. He used an odd system for nomenclature: Bayer Greek letter for the star, Roman numeral for the magnitude and Arabic numeral for the star catalogue reference. KANAS: 7.7, 'beautiful illustrations'; WARNER, p.251.
[Ref: 14363]    £350.00 ($455 • €403 rates)


THOMAS, Corbinianus. [18th century illustration of the constellations Serpens, Serpentarius and Scutum Soviesci]
Serpens Serpentarius Scutum Sobiesci. Frankfurt, 1730. Original colour. 135 x 190mm.
A chart of the constellations of Serpens; Serpentarius and Scutum Sobiesci, engraved by Johann Christoph Berndt for the celestial atlas 'Mercurii Philosphici Firmamentum Firmianum', named for Thomas's patron, Leopold Anton von Firmian, Archbishop of Salzburg. Corbinianus Thomas (1694-1767), a Benedictine monk, was Professor of Mathematics and Theology at the University of Salzburg. His star atlas was first published in 1730 at Frankfurt, with a second edition at Augsburg the following year. He used an odd system for nomenclature: Bayer Greek letter for the star, Roman numeral for the magnitude and Arabic numeral for the star catalogue reference. KANAS: 7.7, 'beautiful illustrations'; WARNER, p.251.
[Ref: 14364]    £350.00 ($455 • €403 rates)


THOMAS, Corbinianus. [18th century illustration of the constellations Pegasus and Equuleus]
Pegasus Equuleus. Frankfurt, 1730. Original colour. 205 x 140mm. Binding folds flattened.
A chart of the constellations of Pegasus and Equuleus (the winged horse and foal), engraved by Johann Christoph Berndt for the celestial atlas 'Mercurii Philosphici Firmamentum Firmianum', named for Thomas's patron, Leopold Anton von Firmian, Archbishop of Salzburg. Corbinianus Thomas (1694-1767), a Benedictine monk, was Professor of Mathematics and Theology at the University of Salzburg. His star atlas was first published in 1730 at Frankfurt, with a second edition at Augsburg the following year. He used an odd system for nomenclature: Bayer Greek letter for the star, Roman numeral for the magnitude and Arabic numeral for the star catalogue reference. KANAS: 7.7, 'beautiful illustrations'; WARNER, p.251.
[Ref: 14365]    £300.00 ($390 • €345 rates)


THOMAS, Corbinianus. [18th century illustration of the constellation Cassiopeia]
Cassiopeia. Frankfurt, 1730. Original colour. 135 x 140mm.
A chart of the constellation of Cassiopeia, engraved by Johann Christoph Berndt for the celestial atlas 'Mercurii Philosphici Firmamentum Firmianum', named for Thomas's patron, Leopold Anton von Firmian, Archbishop of Salzburg. Corbinianus Thomas (1694-1767), a Benedictine monk, was Professor of Mathematics and Theology at the University of Salzburg. His star atlas was first published in 1730 at Frankfurt, with a second edition at Augsburg the following year. He used an odd system for nomenclature: Bayer Greek letter for the star, Roman numeral for the magnitude and Arabic numeral for the star catalogue reference. KANAS: 7.7, 'beautiful illustrations'; WARNER, p.251.
[Ref: 14366]    £300.00 ($390 • €345 rates)


THOMAS, Corbinianus. [18th century illustration of the Sceptrum Imperiale constellation and Milky Way]
Sceptrum Imperiale. Via Lactea. Frankfurt, 1730. Original colour. 135 x 130mm.
A chart of the 'Sceptrum et Manus Iustitiae' constellation with the Milky Way, engraved by Johann Christoph Berndt for the celestial atlas 'Mercurii Philosphici Firmamentum Firmianum', named for Thomas's patron, Leopold Anton von Firmian, Archbishop of Salzburg. The constellation was created by Augustin Royer in 1679 to honour king Louis XIV of France. Corbinianus Thomas (1694-1767), a Benedictine monk, was Professor of Mathematics and Theology at the University of Salzburg. His star atlas was first published in 1730 at Frankfurt, with a second edition at Augsburg the following year. He used an odd system for nomenclature: Bayer Greek letter for the star, Roman numeral for the magnitude and Arabic numeral for the star catalogue reference. KANAS: 7.7, 'beautiful illustrations'; WARNER, p.251.
[Ref: 14368]    £300.00 ($390 • €345 rates)


THOMAS, Corbinianus. [18th century illustration of the Lilium and Triangulum constellations and Milky Way]
Lilium. Triangulum. Via Lactea. Frankfurt, 1730. Original colour. 130 x 120mm.
A chart of the Lilium (fleur-de-lis) and Triangulum constellations and Milky Way, engraved by Johann Christoph Berndt for the celestial atlas 'Mercurii Philosphici Firmamentum Firmianum', named for Thomas's patron, Leopold Anton von Firmian, Archbishop of Salzburg. Corbinianus Thomas (1694-1767), a Benedictine monk, was Professor of Mathematics and Theology at the University of Salzburg. His star atlas was first published in 1730 at Frankfurt, with a second edition at Augsburg the following year. He used an odd system for nomenclature: Bayer Greek letter for the star, Roman numeral for the magnitude and Arabic numeral for the star catalogue reference. KANAS: 7.7, 'beautiful illustrations'; WARNER, p.251.
[Ref: 14369]    £300.00 ($390 • €345 rates)


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