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    Sale 5409

    The Sunday Sale - Property of Mrs. Gwen Pethick; Property of a Gentleman and Property of a Gentleman removed from Seisdon Hall, South Staffordshire.

    16 March 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 107

    A PAIR OF HAND COLOURED ENGRAVINGS OF CELESTIAL MAPS

    19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A PAIR OF HAND COLOURED ENGRAVINGS OF CELESTIAL MAPS
    19th century
    Engravings with later hand colouring, the first illustrating Cassiopeia, Andromeda, Perseus, Caput Medusa, Triangulum Magus & Minus, Lacerta and Honores Friderici as figures, on a blue ground, the plate numbered 'IV' (top right)
    The second illustrating Indus, Pavo, Phoenix, Eridamus, Hydrus, Toucan, Reticulus, Horolgium Pendulum, Indica, Argo Nvis and others all on a blue ground
    P. 23 x 31in. (58.5 x 79 cm.) (2)


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    Provenance

    with The Trowbridge Gallery, London.