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Cartographer: Sebastian Munster
Title: : [The Solar System]
Date: 1586      Size: 7 x 11 inches
Published: Basle
Description: Early woodcut plan of the Ptolemaic Solar System with Earth at its centre. It is bordered with charming rural scenes and a fine ship.
Map Ref: CELEST1058
Cartographer: Petrus Bertius
Title: : Globus Coelestris
Date: 1616      Size: 6 x 4 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Early miniature celestial hemispheres map. Decorative scrollwork. Coloured.
Map Ref: CELEST919
Cartographer: Andreas Cellarius
Title: : Planishphaerium Braheum
Date: 1660      Size: 21 x 18 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Tycho Brahe's geocentric model of the solar system wherein the Sun orbits the Earth and the other bodies orbit the Sun. Original colour. [Framed]
Map Ref: CELEST1059
Cartographer: Andreas Cellarius
Title: : Planisphaerium Ptolemaicum
Date: 1660      Size: 21 x 18 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Ptolemaic model of the universe in spectacular original colour. [Framed]
Map Ref: CELEST1060
Cartographer: Ludovico Vlasblom
Title: : Celestial
Date: 1675      Size: 16 x 21 inches
Published: N/A
Description: Double-hemisphere celestial map based on Blaeu. The smaller charts denote the geo-centric and helio-centric arrangement of the solar system. Original colour.
Map Ref: CELEST1013
Cartographer: Allain Mallet
Title: : Et Oilles Novvelles
Date: 1683      Size: 4 x 6 inches
Published: Paris
Description: Celestial Chart. Shows five constellations on one sheet - Cassiopeia, Cygnus, Andromeda, Cetus, and Lepus. Coloured.
Map Ref: CELEST989
Cartographer: N. & G. Sanson
Title: : Globe Celeste
Date: 1700      Size: 5 x 7 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: An image of a celestial globe with several mythical constellations. Dutch F. Halma edition. Vivid original hand colour.
Map Ref: CELEST1053
Cartographer: N. & G. Sanson
Title: : Globe Terrestre
Date: 1700      Size: 5 x 7 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: An image of a terrestrial globe. Dutch F. Halma edition. Vivid original hand colour.
Map Ref: CELEST1054
Cartographer: N. & G. Sanson
Title: : [Compass Rose]
Date: 1700      Size: 5 x 7 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Beautiful compass rose. Dutch F. Halma edition. Vivid original hand colour.
Map Ref: CELEST1055
Cartographer: N. & G. Sanson
Title: : Sphere
Date: 1700      Size: 5 x 7 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Astronomical diagram showing the movement of heavenly bodies around the earth. Dutch F. Halma edition. Vivid original hand colour.
Map Ref: CELEST1056
Cartographer: Andreas Cellarius
Title: : Hemisphaerivm Orbis Antiqvi Cvmzonis, Circvlis et Sitv Popvlorum Diverso
Date: 1708      Size: 20 x 16 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Eastern Hemisphere with the zones of habitation as they were understood by the ancient philosophers. Very decorative scrollwork border. Original colour.
Map Ref: CELEST125
Cartographer: Heinrich Scherer
Title: : Occasvs Ortvs
Date: 1709      Size: 8 x 10 inches
Published: Munich
Description: Scientific instruments for measuring distances using the stars. Coloured.
Map Ref: CELEST309
Cartographer: Jacques Chiquet
Title: : Globe Terrestre. Globe Celeste
Date: 1719      Size: 9 x 7 inches
Published: Paris
Description: Elegant engraving showing a terrestial and celestial globe. Coloured.
Map Ref: CELEST871
Cartographer: J.B. Homann
Title: : Phaenomena in Planetis Primarus
Date: c. 1720      Size: 22 x 20 inches
Published: Nuremberg
Description: Large, striking chart showing the Solar System as perceived in the early 18th century without Uranus, Neptune, or Pluto. Original colour.
Map Ref: CELEST893
Cartographer: J.B. Homann
Title: : Ephemerides Motuum Coelestium Geometricae
Date: c. 1720      Size: 22 x 19 inches
Published: Nuremberg
Description: Astronomical diagram. Detailed diagram of the Copernican theory embellished with a large vignette. Original colour.
Map Ref: CELEST834
Cartographer: J.B. Homann
Title: : Planisphaerium Caeleste
Date: c. 1720      Size: 23 x 21 inches
Published: Augsburg
Description: Double hemisphere celestial chart, with diagrams showing the rotation of planets according to different astronomers including Tycho Brahe, Ptolemy and Copernicus. Coloured.
Map Ref: CELEST1017