Planisphère céleste. Lithographed map

Publisher Information: 1884.

Fouché, Paul. Planisphère celeste contenant toutes les étoiles visibles à l’oeil nu et les principales curiosités du ciel. Dressé sous la direction de Camille Flammarion. Chromolithographed map, cut into sections and mounted on linen as often. Paris: G. Thomas, n.d. [1884 or after]. 915 x 1215 mm. A few minor spots but very good. Location of the June 1918 nova marked in red ink in right margin, with accompanying pencil notes.

Fourth edition, revised of this handsome 19th-century celestial map showing the visible stars in the northern and southern hemispheres together with a map of the zodiac. The map was prepared by illustrator Paul Fouché under the direction of Camille Flammarion (1842-1925), the well-known French astronomer and author of numerous works of popular science.

Book Id: 43326

Price: $1,500.00

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