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Planesphere Celeste Septentrional Map

Auction:
2419
Lot:
671
Sold for:
$550$550

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2419
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
August 23, 2008 10:00AM

Description:

Planesphere Celeste Septentrional Map by Monsr. De La Hire, Paris, depicting the constellations as mythological beasts and figures on a pale blue background, printed in the lower object left corner A Paris, Chez DESNOS Geographe et Ingenieur pour les Globes et spheres, rue St. Jacques, au Globe 1770, ht. 20 1/2, lg. 24 1/4 in.
Estimate $300-500

Not examined out of frame; mended tear on lower center border, possibly folded in half at one time, later frame.

Keywords

Celeste Septentrional Map, Paris, Celeste Septentrional, Constellation