HEMISPHAERIUM COELI AUSTRALE

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Johann Gabriel Doppelmayr


Hemisphaerium Coeli Australe

Handcolored copper plate engraving, c.1742.
Image 19 1/4 x 23" (49 x 58.3 cm) plus margins.
Good condition. Original hand coloring.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 94131
Price: $1,500.00
Publisher : Published by Johann B. Homann, Nuremberg.
Johann Gabriel Doppelmayr (1677-1750) was an astronomer and cartographer, as well as a professor of mathematics. He often worked with the Homann heirs. Together, they produced a number of atlases including Atlas Coelestis and Selenographica. His charts are well engraved and highly decorative. This chart of the northern skies has insets of four famous observatories in the corners. Maps , Curiosities

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