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Early 18th century double-hemisphere celestial chart

EIMMART, Georg Christoph.

Planisphærium Cæleste.
Nuremberg, Homann, c.1720. Original colour. 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.

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Stock ID : 19278

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Stock Id :19278

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Early 18th century double-hemisphere celestial chart

EIMMART, Georg Christoph.

Planisphærium Cæleste.
Nuremberg, Homann, c.1720. Original colour. 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.
Stock ID : 19278

£1,650

£1,650

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