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Antique Celestial Charts

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Richard Nicholson of Chester

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18th Century - Early Hand Colouring.

  • Southern Hemisphere Antonio Zatta 1777

    Southern Hemisphere Antonio Zatta 1777

11104 Celestial Chart of the Southern Hemisphere, Antonio Zatta, c.1777. Price: 290.00

PLANISFERIO CELESTE SETTENTRIONALE TAGLIATO SULL' EQUATORE

A circular celestial map of the Southern Hemisphere with the figures of the constellations. At each of the four corners is an engraving of an Italian observatory, Pisa, Bologna, Padova and Milan. 16 x 12 inches. Original hand colouring. Small tear in the bottom blank margin which just extends 3mm into the engraved area, repaired, otherwise good condition.

From: Atlante Veneto

18th Century - Early Hand Colouring.

  • Celestial Chart, Johann Gabriel Doppelmayer, 1742

    Celestial Chart, Johann Gabriel Doppelmayer, 1742

11285 Celestial Chart, Johann Gabriel Doppelmayer, 1742. Price: 300.00

MOTUS PLANETARUM SUPERIORUM....

An interesting engraved celestial chart showing the tracks of Saturn, Jupiter and Mars. Uncoloured vignette of putti. Diagrams and scales. 22 x 19 inches. Original wash colouring. Two small Chethams Library impression stamps. Good condition.

18th Century - Early Hand Colouring.

  • Celestial Chart, Johann Gabriel Doppelmayer, 1742

    Celestial Chart, Johann Gabriel Doppelmayer, 1742

23920 Celestial Chart, Johann Gabriel Doppelmayer, 1742. Price: 300.00

THEORIA COMETAURM

A celestial chart concerning comets with a hypothesis of a different astronomer in each of the four corners. 22 x 19 inches. Original hand colouring. Good condition. Two small Chethams Library impression stamps.

18th Century - Early Hand Colouring.

  • Celestial Chart, Johann G. Doppelmayer, 1742

    Celestial Chart, Johann G. Doppelmayer, 1742

23921 Celestial Chart, Johann Gabriel Doppelmayer, 1742. Price: 330.00

MOTUS COETARUM IN HEMISPHAERIO BOREALI

A celestial chart with figures of the constellations. 22 x 19 inches. Original wash hand colouring. Minor split near the centre fold repaired. Small very minor tear in top blank margin repaired. Two small Chethams Library impression stamps.

198th Century - Early Hand Colouring.

  • Celestial Chart, Doppelmayer, 1742

    Celestial Chart, Doppelmayer, 1742

29318 Celestial Chart, Johann Gabriel Doppelmayer, 1742. Price: 330.00

SPHAERA MUNDI

A celestial chart displaying the earth rotated at a number of angles. Illustrations of armillary spheres in the two top corners and illustrations of a terrestrial and celestial globe in the two bottom corners. 22 1/4 x 19 inches. Original hand colouring. Small tear in bottom blank margin repaired otherwise good condition. Two small Chetham's Library impression stamps.

19th Century - Early Hand Colouring

  • Celestial Chart No. 6 S.D.U.K. 1844

    Celestial Chart No. 6 S.D.U.K. 1844

32257 Celestial Chart No. 6. S.D.U.K. 1844. Price: 48.00

An untitled celestial chart centred on the Octans, a faint constellation in the deep southern sky. Latin for the eighth part of a circle but named the octant, a navigational instrument. The chart shows the figures of the constellations which have been hand coloured. 11 x 11 inches. Fine clean condition.

From: The Stars in Six Maps, on the Gnomonic Projection. Revised by W. R. Dawes. Under the Superintendence of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge. London, Charles Knight & Co., 22 Ludgate Street,. MDCCCXLIV **

Minimum Order £15.00
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19th Century - Early Hand Colouring

  • Celestial Chart No. 1 S.D.U.K. 1844

    Celestial Chart No. 1 S.D.U.K. 1844

32258 Celestial Chart No. 1. S.D.U.K. 1844. Price: 48.00

An untitled celestial chart centred which shows the figures of the constellations. Includes Aries, Capricorn, Pisces and Andromeda. Early hand colouring. 11 x 11 inches. Fine clean condition.

From: The Stars in Six Maps, on the Gnomonic Projection. Revised by W. R. Dawes. Under the Superintendence of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge. London, Charles Knight & Co., 22 Ludgate Street,. MDCCCXLIV

Minimum Order £15.00
POST FREE IN THE U.K.

If the map is to be sent to an address outside the UK. I will send you a PayPal Invoice for the Postage and Packing. This single charge covers any number of items in one order. EUROPE - 14 pounds. REST OF THE WORLD - 25 pounds

19th Century - Early Hand Colouring

  • Celestial Chart No. 2 S.D.U.K. 1844

    Celestial Chart No. 2 S.D.U.K. 1844

32259 Celestial Chart No. 2. S.D.U.K. 1844. Price: 48.00

An untitled celestial chart centred which shows the figures of the constellations. Includes Cancer, Genini, Lupus, Canis Major and Monoceron. Early hand colouring. 11 x 11 inches. Fine clean condition.

From: The Stars in Six Maps, on the Gnomonic Projection. Revised by W. R. Dawes. Under the Superintendence of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge. London, Charles Knight & Co., 22 Ludgate Street,. MDCCCXLIV

Minimum Order £15.00
POST FREE IN THE U.K.

If the map is to be sent to an address outside the UK. I will send you a PayPal Invoice for the Postage and Packing. This single charge covers any number of items in one order. EUROPE - 14 pounds. REST OF THE WORLD - 25 pounds

19th Century - Early Hand Colouring

  • Celestial Chart No. 5 S.D.U.K. 1844

    Celestial Chart No. 5 S.D.U.K. 1844

32260 Celestial Chart No. 3, S.D.U.K. 1844. Price: 48.00

An untitled celestial chart centred which shows the figures of the constellations. Includes Leo Minor, Hydra, Libra, Virgo and Berenices. 11 x 11 inches. Fine clean condition.

From: The Stars in Six Maps, on the Gnomonic Projection. Revised by W. R. Dawes. Under the Superintendence of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge. London, Charles Knight & Co., 22 Ludgate Street,. MDCCCXLIV

Minimum Order £15.00
POST FREE IN THE U.K.

If the map is to be sent to an address outside the UK. I will send you a PayPal Invoice for the Postage and Packing. This single charge covers any number of items in one order. EUROPE - 14 pounds. REST OF THE WORLD - 25 pounds

19th Century - Early Hand Colouring

  • Celestial Chart No. 4 S.D.U.K. 1844

    Celestial Chart No. 4 S.D.U.K. 1844

32261 Celestial Chart No. 4, S.D.U.K. 1844. Price: 48.00

An untitled celestial chart centred which shows the figures of the constellations. Includes Sagitta, Hercules, Corona Borealis, Capricornus and Scorpius. 11 x 11 inches. Fine clean condition.

From: The Stars in Six Maps, on the Gnomonic Projection. Revised by W. R. Dawes. Under the Superintendence of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge. London, Charles Knight & Co., 22 Ludgate Street,. MDCCCXLIV

Minimum Order £15.00
POST FREE IN THE U.K.

If the map is to be sent to an address outside the UK. I will send you a PayPal Invoice for the Postage and Packing. This single charge covers any number of items in one order. EUROPE - 14 pounds. REST OF THE WORLD - 25 pounds

18th Century

  • Celestial Chart Bernard c.1765

    Celestial Chart Bernard c.1765

33218 Celestial Chart- Northern Hemisphere, Benard/Diderot, c.1765. Price: 50.00

ASTRONOMIE. An engraved celestial map of the northern hemisphere with the figures of the constellations set within a sheet showing some named stars. The name of Bernard appears in the margin. Overall 8 1/4 x 14 inches. The diameter of the map area is 7 inches. Uncoloured. Good clean condition.

Plate VIII from Denis Diderot’s monumental Encyclopedie.

Minimum Order £15.00
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18th Century

  • Celestial Chart Southern Hemisphere Bernard c.1765

    Celestial Chart Southern Hemisphere Bernard c.1765

33218 Celestial Chart- Northern Hemisphere, Benard/Diderot, c.1765. Price: 50.00

ASTRONOMIE. An engraved celestial map of the northern hemisphere with the figures of the constellations set within a sheet showing some named stars. The name of Bernard appears in the margin. Overall 8 1/4 x 14 inches. The diameter of the map area is 7 inches. Uncoloured. Good clean condition.

Plate IX from Denis Diderot’s monumental Encyclopedie.

Minimum Order £15.00
POST FREE IN THE U.K.

If the map is to be sent to an address outside the UK. I will send you a PayPal Invoice for the Postage and Packing. This single charge covers any number of items in one order. EUROPE - 14 pounds. REST OF THE WORLD - 25 pounds

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RICHARD NICHOLSON
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I have been buying and selling antique maps since the early 1960's during which time I had a gallery in Watergate Street, Chester for 30 years. I am now able to offer through my websites a personal service to map and print collectors.

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Antique Celestial Charts - Richard Nicholson of Chester

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