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    [Johannes Gabriel Doppelmayr]. Globi Coelestis in Tabulas Planas Redacti Pars III. Nuremberg: [circa 1720].

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    [Johannes Gabriel Doppelmayr]. Globi Coelestis in Tabulas Planas Redacti Pars III. in qua Longitudines Stellarum fixarum ad an[n]um Christi completum 1730 tam Arithmetice quam Geometrice exhibentur. Nuremberg: [circa 1720]. Celestial map, engraved by Johann Baptist Homann and eventually issued in Doppelmayr's Atlas Novus Coelestis... [Nuremberg: Heredum Homannianorum, 1742]. Tinted title text box and lower border. Framed in matte behind glass. (Approximately 20 x 23.5 inch imprint area. Frame measures 31.5 x 35 inches). Map not examined outside of frame. Light creases and minor fold wear. Few minor smudges or light foxing. Frame with minor scuffs. Very good.

     "GLOBI COELESTIS IN TABULAS PLANAS REDACTI PARS III... Internal view of the sky centred on the equator below the summer solstice in a gnomonic projection between the declinations 45 North and 45 South. Also depicted are the paths of the comets C/1652 Y1 (observed by Johannes Hevelius), C/1664 W1 (Johannes Hevelius), C/1672 E1 (Giovanni Domenico Cassini), C/1683 O1 (Johannes Hevelius) and C/1699 D1 (Giovanni Domenico Cassini). Engraved between 1716 and 1724." - Robert Harry van Gent, "The Atlas Coelestis (1742) of Johann Gabriel Doppelmayr".


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