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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 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 & 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