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Athanasius Kircher: Typus Corporis Lunaris Panselini Uná Cum Maculis Faculis Montibus

Map: CELEST1185
 
Cartographer: Athanasius Kircher
Title: Typus Corporis Lunaris Panselini Uná Cum Maculis Faculis Montibus
Date: c. 1665
Published: Amsterdam
Width: 13 inches / 34 cm
Height: 14 inches / 36 cm
Map ref: CELEST1185
Description:
Early copper-engraved view of the near side fo the moon based on the observations of Kircher and Christoph Scheiner from Kircher's "Mundus Subterraneus" ["The Underground World"].

Athanasius Kircher (1602-1680) was a German Jesuit polymath who published works in comparative religion, geology, and medicine.

Coloured. [CELEST1185]