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Cartographer: Jacob de Gheyn
Title: : Chelae
Date: c. 1621      Size: 7 x 6 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: An early illustration of the star constellation of Libra from a work entitled "Arataea sive signa coelestia". De Gheyn's monogram is present on the lower left corner. Coloured.
Map Ref: CELEST540
Cartographer: Andreas Cellarius
Title: : Haemisphaerium Stellatum Boreale Cum Subjecto 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: : Haemisphaerium Stellatum 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: Andreas Cellarius
Title: : Hemisphaerii Borealis Coeli et Terrae Sphaerica Scenographia
Date: 1661      Size: 21 x 18 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Glorious celestial map illustrating the constellations of the Northern Hemisphere overlaid on a circular map of the Eastern Hemipshere. Spectacular original hand-colour with the stars highlighted in gold. [Framed]
Map Ref: CELEST1290
Cartographer: Andreas Cellarius
Title: : Solis Circa Orbem Terrarum Spiralis Revolutio
Date: 1661      Size: 21 x 18 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Splendid example of Cellarius's celestial diagram illustrating the spiral path traced by the Sun's revolution around the Earth according to pre-Copernican cosmology. Rich original hand colour.
Map Ref: CELEST1312
Cartographer: Andreas Cellarius
Title: : Coeli Stellati Christiani Haemisphaerium Prius / Posterius
Date: 1661      Size: 20 x 16 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: This splendid pair of celestial charts shows a proposed alternative set of constellations based on Biblical figures rather than the Classical Zodiac. Sumptuous original hand-colour.
Map Ref: CELEST1331
Cartographer: Andreas Cellarius
Title: : Scenographia Compagis Mundanae Brahea
Date: 1661      Size: 21 x 18 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Splendid example of Cellarius's celestial diagram illustrating the geo-centric Solar System proposed by Danish astronomer Tycho Brahe in 1587. Rich original hand colour.
Map Ref: CELEST1332
Cartographer: Andreas Cellarius
Title: : Planisphaerium Arateum Sive Compages Orbium Mundanorum ex Hypothesi Aratea in Plano Expressa
Date: 1661      Size: 21 x 18 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Splendid example of Cellarius's celestial diagram illustrating a geo-centric model of the Solar System thought to have been proposed by the Ancient Greek philosopher Aratus. Rich original hand colour. FRAMED
Map Ref: CELEST1333
Cartographer: Andreas Cellarius
Title: : Theoria Veneris et Mercurii
Date: 1661      Size: 21 x 18 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Splendid example of Cellarius's celestial diagram illustrating the orbits of Mercury and Venus around the Sun according to the Capellan model, a leading semi-geocentric theory of the day. Rich original hand colour.
Map Ref: CELEST1334
Cartographer: Andreas Cellarius
Title: : Tychonis Brahe Calculus Planetarum Cursus et Altitudines ob Oculos Ponens
Date: 1661      Size: 21 x 18 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Splendid example of Cellarius's celestial diagram illustrating Danish astronomer Tycho Brahe's calculations of the orbits and altitudes of the known planetary bodies. Rich original hand colour.
Map Ref: CELEST1335
Cartographer: Andreas Cellarius
Title: : Hypothesis Ptolemaica, sive Communis Planetarum Motus per Eccentricos et Epicyclos Demonstrans
Date: 1661      Size: 21 x 18 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Splendid example of Cellarius's celestial diagram illustrating epicycles and eccentricities of planetary orbits, key components of the Classical Ptolemaic Solar System model. Rich original hand colour.
Map Ref: CELEST1336
Cartographer: Andreas Cellarius
Title: : Scenographia Systematis Mundani Ptolemaici
Date: 1661      Size: 21 x 18 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Splendid example of Cellarius's celestial diagram illustrating the geo-centric Solar System model of the Classical mathematician Claudius Ptolemy (100-170 AD). Rich original hand colour.
Map Ref: CELEST1337
Cartographer: Andreas Cellarius
Title: : Theoriatrium Superiorum Planetarum
Date: 1661      Size: 21 x 18 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Splendid example of Cellarius's celestial diagram illustrating the theory of planetary motion as it was understood by Tycho Brahe and other 17th century astronomers. Rich original hand colour.
Map Ref: CELEST1340
Cartographer: Andreas Cellarius
Title: : Haemisphaeria Sphaerarum Rectae et Obliquae Utriusque Motus et Longitudines tam Coelestes quam Terrestres ac Stellarum Affectiones Monsrantia
Date: 1661      Size: 21 x 18 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Splendid example of one of the most complex diagrams in Cellarius's glorious celestial atlas, illustrating the ecliptic and equatorial co-ordinate systems, and celestial longitudes. Rich original hand colour.
Map Ref: CELEST1341