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Antique Maps and Views of World, Oceans, Poles and Celestial Maps

Antique Maps and Views > World, Oceans, Poles and Celestial Maps
 
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20496 Solar eclipse. "Die verfinsterte Erdkugel d. i. Geographische Vorstellung der Sonnen- od. Erd-Finsternis den 25.ten Iulii Ao. 1748 ... I.tes Blatt ... - Le Monde Eclipse ou Representation Geographique de l'Eclipse de la Terre ou du Soleil ... 1748". Orig. copper-engraving after G. M. Lowitz drawing based on L. Euler's astronomic model. Published by Homann Heirs in Nuremberg, 1747. Orig. old colouring. With 2 decorative title-cartouches (Ger. and Fr.), 3 hemispheric maps showing the impact of the eclipse on different parts of the World and additional 4th hemispheric map showing the way of the centre of the eclipse around the globe ("Via centri penumbrae"), a dedication of Lowitz to his patron L. Euler in lower left corner. 47:55 cm (18 1/2 x 21 3/4 inch.).
The solar eclipse of 1748 drawn on the basis of Leonhard Euler's astronomic model.
 CZK 18000 / EUR 680
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14850 Sphaerae Artificiales. "Sphaerae Artificiales Synoptica Idea delineatae et propositae". Orig. copper-engraving, M. Seutter, Augsburg, ca. 1730. Orig. old colouring. With decorative title-cartouche and another cartouche with explanatory notes. 49,5:57,5 cm (19 1/2 x 22 3/4 inch.).
A study of a pair of terrestrial and celestial globes and a Ptolemaic armillary sphere, all on Baroque stands. The terrestrial globe shows Asia, Europe and Africa with simple cartography, the celestial shows various constellations with figures according to Greek mythology. The armillary sphere has a central earth called "Terra," within horizon, and meridian, the central bands including zodiac, equator, tropics of Cancer and Capricorn, and polar circles.
 CZK 30000 / EUR 1175
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Atlantic
13968 Atlantic. "Karte des Atlantischen Oceans". Orig. copper-engraving. Published in Vienna by F. A. Schraembl, 1788. Coloured in outline. With oval title-cartouche. 49:62 cm (19 1/4 x 24 1/2 inch.).
A map of the northern part of the Atlantic Ocean (with Iceland and Greenland in the north and the equator, the mouth of the Amazon and the Gulf of Guinea to the south).
 CZK 10000 / EUR 400
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20334 Saint Helena. "Die Insel St. Helena". Orig. copper-engraving, ca. 1800. Orig. old colouring. With title-cartouche, the scale of map and a wind rose. 17,5:22,5 cm (7 x 9 inch.).
A map Saint Helena island. - Some tears in margins old repared.
 CZK 1200 / EUR 45
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18582 - "Sancta Helena". Orig. copper-engraving by B. Wright. Published by C. J. Visscher in Amsterdam, 1649 (in Tabulae Geographicae Contrare). With ornamental title-cartouche, 2 inset views of western and eastern coast of the island and 3 sea-creatures. 9:12,5 cm (3 1/2 x 5 inch.).
Koeman III, 8960:341B, ed. 341:54 (1649 Tabulae, Visscher). - A miniature map of Saint Helena, a volcanic tropical island in the South Atlantic Ocean.
 CZK 2800 / EUR 105
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19971 - "Sancta Helena". Orig. copper-engraving from P. Bertius' "Tabulae Geographicae ...". Published in Amsterdam by J. Hondius Jr., 1616/18. With ornamental title-cartouche, a ship, a sea-creature and Latin title above the map ("Descriptio Insvlae S. Helenae"). 9,5:13,5 cm (3 3/4 x 5 1/4 inch.).
Koeman III, map 8960:342, ed. 342:01 (1616/18 Tabulae). - A miniature map of Saint Helena, a volcanic tropical island in the South Atlantic Ocean.
 CZK 2400 / EUR 91
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20217 - "St. Helena". Orig. copper-engraving from O. Dapper's (1635-1689) "Naukeurige Beschrijvinge der Afrikaensche Gewesten ...", published in Amsterdam by J. van Meurs, 1668. With ornamental title-cartouche held by a cherub, decorative cartouche with explanatory notes, a ships in the foreground and a wind-rose. 25:31,5 cm (10 x 12 1/2 inch.).
A birds-eye-view of Saint Helena island.
 CZK 3500 / EUR 132
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Celestial maps
14883 Celestial chart. "Planisphaerium Coeleste". Orig. copper engraving, M. Seutter, Augsburg, ca. 1730. Engraved by M. Rein. Orig. old colouring. With great figural title cartouche, depiction of Milky Way and constellations of Northern and Southern Skies, 4 wind-roses, a cartouche with depiction of the sizes of stars ("Magnitudines Stellarum") and 7 inset charts (5 of them with title cartouches: "Illuminatio Lunae per Solem", "Hypothesis Tychonica", "Hypothesis Copernicana", "Hypothesis Ptolemaica", "Schema Ph. Lansbergii. Motus Terrae annuus circa Solem"). 50:58 cm (19 3/4 x 22 3/4 inch.).
A map of the Northern and Southern Skies in 2 circles. The inset maps show the monthly orbit and illumination of the moon, day and night on the earth with quotations from Genesis, five additional diagrams at the bottom represent the monthly orbit and illumination of the moon, the different planetary hypotheses of Tycho Brahe, Corpernicus, Ptolemy, and the annual orbit of the sun and the seasons. - A very decorative map in very good condition.
 CZK 35000 / EUR 1370
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14865 Doppelmayr. Globi Coelestis. "Globi Coelestis in Tabulas planas redacti Pars I.". Orig. copper-engraving from J. G. Doppelmayr's Atlas Coelestis. Published by J. B. Homann in Nuremberg, ca. 1720. Orig. old colouring. A celestial map of 17 constellations ("Ursa Minor", "Draco", "Cepheus", Ursa Major", "Camelopardalus", "Cassiopea", "Cygnus", "Lyra", "Hercules", "Bootes", "Canes Venatici Asterion et Chara", "Lynx s. Tigris", "Auriga", "Perseus", "Andromeda", "Laserta s. Stellio", "Leo Minor"). With title at the top and indentification of the size of the stars ("Magnitudines Stel:") in lower left corner. The tables along the sides identify and describe the constellations on the chart. 49,5:59 cm (19 1/2 x 23 1/4 inch.).
A very decorative celestial map.
 CZK 24000 / EUR 940
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14868 - "Globi Coelestis in Tabulas planas redacti Pars II.". Orig. copper-engraving from J. G. Doppelmayr's Atlas Coelestis. Published by J. B. Homann in Nuremberg, ca. 1720. Orig. old colouring. A celestial map of 18 constellations ("Cygnus", "Lacerta s. Stellio", "Andromeda", "Triangulum Majus", "Triangulum Minus", "Perseus", "Vulpecula", "Equuleus", "Pegasus", "Capricornus", "Aquarius", "Pisces", "Aries", "Piscis Austrinq s. Notius", "Cetus", "Eridanus", "Grus", "Phaenix"). With title at the top and indentification of the size of the stars ("Magnitudines Stel:") in lower left corner. The tables along the sides identify and describe the constellations on the chart. 49:58 cm (19 1/4 x 23 inch.).
A very decorative celestial map.
 CZK 24000 / EUR 940
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