Project Description

“Northern Hemisphere With The Figures Of The Constellations/Southern Hemisphere With The Figures Of The Constellations” Published in The “Encyclopedia Britannica” Edinburgh, c. 1768-71.

A detailed celestial map of the major constellations in the Northern and Southern hemisphere. The phases of the moon and sun are shown in the Northern Hemisphere, the projection of the earth and its rotational movement around Sun is shown in the Southern Hemisphere

Map Condition: Upper left corner torn of Southern hemisphere but on the whole very good

Map Type: Copperplate engraved map hand coloured

Stock No: 1405
Cartographer: Bell, Andrew
Year: c.1768-71

Height (in): 9.5
Width (in): 7.25
Price: $375/pr. or $200 each