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Lot 0004
  • Title/Content of Map: 1752 Homann Solar System Map -- Systema Solare et Planetarium ex hypothesi Copernicana secundum elegantissimas Illustrissimi quondam Hugenii deductiones novissime collectum & exhibitum
  • Date Printed: 1753 Nurnberg
  • Cartographer: J. Homann
  • Size: 19.2 x 22.4 in.

    A very attractive celestial chart showing the motion of the planets according to the Copernican model. The chart is centered on a sun-burst encompassing the solar system with the planets and their moons orbiting around the sun. Allegorical zodiac figures encircling the diagram represent the rest of the universe. The chart is surrounded by richly engraved scenes of the sun, stars, planets, putti, and astronomical instruments. At bottom left is a solar eclipse projected onto a terrestrial map on a polar projection that includes the Island of California.

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  • Location: This item ships from Ohio

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  • Condition

    Fair. Very nice strike. Color outline. Multiple colored spots. Few foxing spots. Issued centerfold.

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    1752 Homann Solar System Map -- Systema Solare et

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    Ships from verified Jasper52 seller #21927 in Ohio
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    Auction Curated By:
    Steve Kovacs
    Maps Expert
    101 Avenue of the Americas
    Suite 900
    New York, NY 10013
    United States
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