Heaven, Celestial charts; J.C. Back - (...) Partie de l'Hemisphere Celeste". (...) - 1721-1750

Description
Heaven, Celestial charts; J.C. Back - (...) Partie de l'Hemisphere Celeste". (...) - 1721-1750
4 engravings joint together in two large celestial globes

Condition: good. Folds as published. Handcoloured.

This interesting set of celestial charts presents the northern and southern skies. The constellations are finely engraved with figures, including Orion, Gemini, Perseus, Leo, Arcturus, Hercules, Sagittarius, and the Milky Way.

Insured.

Lot details
Object
Map
Country (current geographical location)
Heaven
Geographical specification
Celestial charts
Map maker/ publisher
J.C. Back
Map/ Book title
(...) Partie de l'Hemisphere Celeste". (...)
Period
1721-1750
Condition
Good
Technique
Copper engraving
Additional Information
4 engravings joint together in two large celestial globes
Size of the largest image
28×28 cm
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