Sale: 309 / Rare Books, May 21./22. 2007 in Hamburg Lot 595

 
Doppelmayr, J. G. - 20 Bll. Stern- und Himmelskarten aus Atlas Coelestis.


 
595
Doppelmayr, J. G.
20 Bll. Stern- und Himmelskarten aus Atlas Coelestis., 1742.
Estimate:
€ 1,000 / $ 1,170
Sold:
€ 3,600 / $ 4.212

(incl. 20% surcharge)
Lot description
Collection of 20 double-page engr. maps coloured by contemp. hand. From the Atlas coelestis. Nürnberg, Homann Erben 1742. Loose sheets. Oblong large folio.
Warner p. 64. - Contains world- and moonmap in two hemispheres, 8 maps of constellations and plates of planetary systems etc. "Doppelmayrs major work ... a collection of diagrams with explanations intended as an introduction to the fundamentals of astronomy" (DSB IV, 166). - Margins mostly cut close, partly somewhat waterstained, edges with small damages (only just affecting printed matter) or cut, 1 constellation-map with backed tear.

595
Doppelmayr, J. G.
20 Bll. Stern- und Himmelskarten aus Atlas Coelestis., 1742.
Estimate:
€ 1,000 / $ 1,170
Sold:
€ 3,600 / $ 4.212

(incl. 20% surcharge)