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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 orbits the Earth and the other bodies orbit the Sun. Original 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 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: Allain Mallet
Title: : Et Oilles Novvelles
Date: 1683      Size: 4 x 6 inches
Published: Paris
Description: Celestial chart showing five constellations on one sheet: Cassiopeia, Cygnus, Andromeda, Cetus, and Lepus. Coloured.
Map Ref: CELEST989
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