1661/1708 Hemisphaerium Scenographicum Australe Coeli Stellati et Terrae

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By: Andreas Cellarius - pub. by Valk & Schenk

Date: 1661 / 1708 (published) Amsterdam

Original Size: 16.75 x 19.5 inches (42.3 x 49.5 cm)

This fine print, map reproduction presents the ancient constellations of the Southern sky set against a globe showing the South Pole, southern South America and Africa. Richly engraved in the baroque style and surrounded with an elaborate cloud background with putti in the sky and astronomers surrounded by instruments below.

Andreas Cellarius was a well-known celestial cartographer of the late 17th and early 18th centuries. His attractive, beautifully engraved charts depicted theories and evolution in the field of astronomy, from the theories of Ptolemy and Copernicus through the Age of Exploration and its period of scientific development in Europe. This is from a Schenk and Valk re-issue of Cellarius' "Atlas Coelestis seu Harmonia Macrocosmica", one of the finest 17th century Dutch celestial atlases produced.

Inventory #10949


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