25 September 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Plaza
Price Realised USD 13,750
Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000
A set of six framed hand-colored celestial charts
F.J. HUNTINGTON; PUBLISHER, 1835
engraved by W.G. Evans, New York under the direction of E.H. Burritt; plates II - VII, each hand-colored and illustrated with various astonomical figures, and marked with the scale of magnitudes of the stars, plate VI entitled 'Northern Circumpolar Map/for each Month of the year' and plate VII entitled 'Southern Circumpolar Map/for each Month of the year' (not examined out of the frames).
15 x 13½ in. (38.1 x 34.3 cm.) sight. (6)
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The condition report has been modified to say the colors in the prints have been strengthened.