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A 17th century double-hemisphere celestial chart

DE ROSSI, Giovanni Giacomo.

Planisfero del Globo Celeste.
Rome, 1687. 430 x 560mm.

A fine double-hemisphere celestial chart, with the pictorial constellations named in Italian, published in the Mercurio Geografico. In the borders are depictions of the sun, moon and the known planets. The text beneath the chart describes the manuscript celestial globe made by astronomer Francesco Brunacci (1640-1703) as one of a pair of globes produced by De Rossi's workshop and now in the Isimbardi Palace in Milan.


Stock ID : 21952

£2,250

£2,250

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Stock Id :21952

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A 17th century double-hemisphere celestial chart

DE ROSSI, Giovanni Giacomo.

Planisfero del Globo Celeste.
Rome, 1687. 430 x 560mm.

A fine double-hemisphere celestial chart, with the pictorial constellations named in Italian, published in the Mercurio Geografico. In the borders are depictions of the sun, moon and the known planets. The text beneath the chart describes the manuscript celestial globe made by astronomer Francesco Brunacci (1640-1703) as one of a pair of globes produced by De Rossi's workshop and now in the Isimbardi Palace in Milan.


Stock ID : 21952

£2,250

£2,250

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