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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 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 and the Moon orbit the Earth but all the other heavenly bodies orbit the Sun. Spectacular original hand-colour. [Framed]
Map Ref: CELEST1059
Cartographer: Andreas Cellarius
Title: : Planisphaerium Copernicanum
Date: 1660      Size: 21 x 18 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Nicolaus Copernicus' heliocentric model of the solar system correctly showing the heavenly bodies orbiting the Sun. Spectacular original hand-colour. [Framed]
Map Ref: CELEST1068
Cartographer: Ludovico Vlasblom
Title: : Stellatum Planishaerium
Date: 1675      Size: 16 x 21 inches
Published: N/A
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: 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 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: Nicolas Sanson
Title: : Sphere
Date: 1700      Size: 5 x 7 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Illustration of an armillary sphere, used to demonstrate the movement of heavenly bodies around the earth. Dutch F. Halma edition. Vivid original hand colour. [Framed]
Map Ref: CELEST1056
Cartographer: N. & G. Sanson
Title: : [Celestial]
Date: 1700      Size: 7 x 8 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Several diagrams on one sheet illustrating celestial theories including the movement of the planets and the trajectory of comets. Original hand colour.
Map Ref: CELEST1072
Cartographer: N. & G. 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: N. & G. Sanson
Title: : [Celestial]
Date: 1700      Size: 7 x 8 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Four diagrams on one sheet explaining the theory of eclipses and the movement of the earth around the sun. Original hand colour.
Map Ref: CELEST1074
Cartographer: N. & G. 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: N. & G. 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: N. & G. 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: N. & G. 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: N. & G. 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