Celestial Charts

A rare plate of six gores from an early 17th century Italian celestial globe

DE ROSSI, Giuseppe.

[Globus Coelest, in quo stellae fixæ omnes quae a N. Viro Tychone Brahe suma cura observatæ sunt, accuratissime dessignantur: quibus adjuncte sunt circa Pol. Aust. stel: quæ a pertiss: nauclero Petro Theodori annotate sunt simul accomodate ad ann. 1614.]
Rome: Giuseppe de Rossi, 1615. 325 x 320mm.

Stock ID : 22603


A superb pair of 17th century celestial hemispheres


Haemisphaerium Stellatum Boreale cum Subiecto Haemisphaerio Terrestri [&] Haemisphaerium Stellatum Australe Aequali sphaerarum proportione.
Amsterdam, Schenk & Valk, 1708. Original colour with additions, including gold highlights. Two plates, each 440 x 515mm, with good margins.

Stock ID : 22104


Unusual pair of celestial charts with Christian iconography


Coeli Stellati Christiani Haemisphaerium Posterius. [&] Coeli Stellati Christiani Haemisphaerium Prius.
Amsterdam, Schenk & Valk, 1708. Original colour with additions, including gold highlights. Two plates, each 440 x 515mm.

Stock ID : 22108


Celestial and terrestrial hemispheres


Haemisphaeria sphaerarum rectae et obliquae utriusque motus et longitudines tam coelestes quam terrestres ac stallarum affectiones monsrantia.
Amsterdam, Schenk & Valk, 1708. Original colour with additions, including gold highlights. 440 x 515mm.

Stock ID : 22131


18th century chart of the Southern Celestial Sphere

THOMAS, Corbinianus.

[Southern Celestial Hemisphere] Crux. Triangulum Australe. Apis. Nubecula major. Camaeleon. Piscis. Phombus. Hidrus. Toucan.
Frankfurt, 1730. Original colour. 125 x 135mm.

Stock ID : 21480


Pair of 18th century celestial charts of the northern and southern skies

THOMAS, Corbinianus.

Haemisphaerium Coeli Boreale. [&] Haemisphaerium Coeli Australe.
Frankfurt, 1730. Original colour. Two plates, each 125 x 135mm.

Stock ID : 21482


Pair of 18th century celestial hemispheres

ZATTA, Antonio.

Planisfero Celeste Settentrionale Tagliato sul L'Equatore. [&] Planisfero Celeste Meridionale Tagliato sul L'Equatore.
Venice, 1777. Original colour. Two sheets, each 325 x 415 mm.

Stock ID : 19314


An illustration of the Dendera Zodiac


[The Egyptian Zodiac from a bas-relief from Dendera.]
Paris, c.1823. Dissected and laid on linen, total 500 x 510mm, label of Charles Simonneau on the linen.

Stock ID : 22315


''The New Description of Heaven''

WALCH, Johann.

Neue Himelsbeschreibung oder Sehr leichte Methode die Sternbilder durch die äussere Gestalt der vornehmsten Sterne unter denselben kenen zu lernen 1826.
Augsburg, 1804-26. Original colour. 475 x 595mm.

Stock ID : 20595


Chart of the constellations of the Northern Hemisphere

BLUNT, Charles F.

Constellations of the Northern Hemisphere.
London: David Bogue, c. 1845. Wood engraving. 150 x 190mm.

Stock ID : 19298


A transparent star chart

BRAUN, Friedrich.

Transparente Himmels-Karte.
Stuttgart: Wilhelm Nitzschke, c.1856. Illustrated board portfolio, colour-printed chromolithographic star chart in four sections, total 600 x 490mm; with letterpress 16pp. pamphlet.

Stock ID : 14343


A 19th century moving-disc guide to the night skies

PHILIP, George.

Philips' Planisphere Showing the Principal Stars Visible for Every Hour of the Year.
London: George Philip & Son, c.1870. Printed card disc, 255mm (10") diameter, with gilt-stamped morocco overlay with cardinal points, hanging ring. Explanation on reverse.

Stock ID : 22377