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Cartographer: Sebastian Munster
Title: : [The Solar System]
Date: 1586      Size: 7 x 11 inches
Published: Basel
Description: Early woodcut plan of the Ptolemaic model of the Solar System with Earth at its centre. It is bordered by 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 set within a frame of decorative scrollwork. Coloured.
Map Ref: CELEST919
Cartographer: Andreas Cellarius
Title: : Corporum Coelestium Magnitudines
Date: 1661      Size: 21 x 18 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Glorious celestial comparative chart illustrating the relative magnitudes of stars and planets including the sun, moon and Earth. Spectacular original hand-colour.
Map Ref: CELEST1255
Cartographer: Andreas Cellarius
Title: : Haemisphaeri:um Stellat:um Boreale Cum Subiecto Haemisphaerio Terrestri
Date: 1661      Size: 21 x 18 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Glorious star chart of the constellations of the Northern Hemisphere. Spectacular original hand-colour and highlighted in gold. [Framed]
Map Ref: CELEST1257
Cartographer: Andreas Cellarius
Title: : Haemisphaeri:um Stellat:um Australe Aequali Sphaerarum Proportione
Date: 1661      Size: 21 x 18 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Glorious star chart of the constellations of the Southern Hemisphere. Spectacular original hand-colour and highlighted in gold. [Framed]
Map Ref: CELEST1258
Cartographer: Andreas Cellarius
Title: : Typus Aspectuum, Oppositionum et Conjunctionum Etz In Planetis
Date: 1661      Size: 21 x 18 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Magnificent celestial chart explaining the 'Opposition Aspect', a classical theory in astrology. Centres on a northern hemispherical projection of the Earth, showing California as an island. Spectacular original hand-colour. [Framed]
Map Ref: CELEST1268
Cartographer: Andreas Cellarius
Title: : Planisphaerium Ptolemaicum sive Machina Orbium Mundi Ex Hypothesi Ptolemaica in Plano Disposita
Date: 1661      Size: 21 x 18 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Extraordinary celestial chart describing the Ptolemaic solar system. Centring on the Earth and surrounded by allegorical repesentations of the planets, Earth's Moon and the Sun, who are shown in a chariot race. Spectacular original colour. [Framed]
Map Ref: CELEST1269
Cartographer: Louis Vlasblom
Title: : Stellatum Planisphaerium
Date: 1675      Size: 16 x 21 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Double-hemisphere celestial map based on Blaeu. The smaller charts compare the classical geo-centric and modern helio-centric models of the solar system. Original colour.
Map Ref: CELEST1013
Cartographer: Alain Manesson Mallet
Title: : Etoilles Nouvelles
Date: 1683      Size: 4 x 6 inches
Published: Paris
Description: Celestial chart showing five constellations: Cassiopeia, Cygnus, Andromeda, Cetus, and Lepus. Coloured. [Framed]
Map Ref: CELEST1101
Cartographer: Nicolas Sanson
Title: : Globe Celeste
Date: 1700      Size: 5 x 7 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: An image of a celestial globe on a decorative base. Dutch F. Halma edition. Vivid original hand colour.
Map Ref: CELEST1053
Cartographer: Nicolas & Guillaume Sanson
Title: : [Celestial]
Date: 1700      Size: 7 x 8 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Diagram showing methods for the observation of stars. Original hand colour.
Map Ref: CELEST1073
Cartographer: Nicolas & Guillaume Sanson
Title: : [Celestial]
Date: 1700      Size: 7 x 8 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Several diagrams on one sheet explaining the theory behind sextant readings and sundials. Original hand colour.
Map Ref: CELEST1075
Cartographer: Nicolas & Guillaume Sanson
Title: : [Celestial]
Date: 1700      Size: 7 x 8 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: A series of diagrams showing the revolution of the earth and explaining the concept of night and day. Original hand colour.
Map Ref: CELEST1076
Cartographer: Nicolas & Guillaume Sanson
Title: : [Celestial]
Date: 1700      Size: 7 x 8 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: A series of diagrams explaining the theory of eclipses and of the earth's tilt. Original hand colour.
Map Ref: CELEST1077
Cartographer: Nicolas & Guillaume Sanson
Title: : [Celestial]
Date: 1700      Size: 7 x 8 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: One large diagram showing the earth's orbit around the sun with an inset of a map of the Eastern Hemisphere. Original hand colour.
Map Ref: CELEST1078
Cartographer: Nicolas & Guillaume Sanson
Title: : [Celestial]
Date: 1700      Size: 7 x 8 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Several diagrams on one sheet explaining the orbit of the planets in the solar system, the orbit of the moon around the earth and diagrams of the constellations of the Great Bear and the Little Bear. Original hand colour.
Map Ref: CELEST1079