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Chart of the apparent motions of Mars, Jupiter & Saturn

CELLARIUS, Andreas.

Theoria Trium Superiorum Planetarum.
Amsterdam, Schenk & Valk, 1708. Original colour with additions, including gold highlights. 440 x 515mm.

A chart of the movement of the three apparently largest planets, Mars, Jupiter & Saturn. The superbly-decorated borders feature winged cherubs aqnd wind-heads.
This chart was published in the 'Atlas Coelestis; seu Harmonia Macrocosmica', the only celestial atlas to be produced in the Netherlands before the nineteenth century. It was a compilation of maps of the Ptolemaic universe and the more modern theories of Copernicus and Brahe, and remains the finest and most highly decorative celestial atlas ever produced. It was originally published by Jan Jansson in 1660: this chart comes from Schenk & Valk's reissue.

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Stock ID : 22138

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Stock Id :22138

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Chart of the apparent motions of Mars, Jupiter & Saturn

CELLARIUS, Andreas.

Theoria Trium Superiorum Planetarum.
Amsterdam, Schenk & Valk, 1708. Original colour with additions, including gold highlights. 440 x 515mm.

A chart of the movement of the three apparently largest planets, Mars, Jupiter & Saturn. The superbly-decorated borders feature winged cherubs aqnd wind-heads.
This chart was published in the 'Atlas Coelestis; seu Harmonia Macrocosmica', the only celestial atlas to be produced in the Netherlands before the nineteenth century. It was a compilation of maps of the Ptolemaic universe and the more modern theories of Copernicus and Brahe, and remains the finest and most highly decorative celestial atlas ever produced. It was originally published by Jan Jansson in 1660: this chart comes from Schenk & Valk's reissue.

KOEMAN: Cel 3.
Stock ID : 22138

£1,000

£1,000

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