Cassini: Astrological mapsCassini: Astrological maps
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Astrological Maps

Two astrological maps of the southern and northern sky with the most important European astronomical observatories at that time.

a) PLANISFERO CELESTE SETTENRIONALE
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b) PLANOFERO CELESTE MERIDIONALE
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Aggiuntevi le 14. nuove Costellazioni osservate dal Sig. De la Caille al Capo di Buona Speranza.

Two copper engravings by Giovanni Maria Cassini, Calcographia Camerale, Rome around 1790. Magnificently engraved star charts, after the star atlas „Historia Coelestis“ by John Flamsteed´s, 1725. The southern sky with 14 celestial bodies designated by Abbé and Nicolas Lacaille (1713-1762).

Plate-size: each 35 x 47,5 cm

Very fine copper engravings with wide margins, very good condition.

Pair    € 1.500,-

 

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