Stars Constellations hemispheres chart Zodiac Celestial 1828 large Lapie mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Celestial Planisphere- Stars- Chart of the celestial Hemispheres).
Issued 1828, Paris by Lapie.
Fine early 19th century original antique engraved celestial hemispheres chart.
Good or better condition, minor light surface age wear as typical, moderate foxing scattered across the sheet and age toning down the center of the sheet, overall the chart is clean and very attractive.
Original fold line as issued.
Sheet measures c. 26 5/8" W x 20 3/8" H.
Engraved area measures c. 21 1/2" W x 11 3/8" H.
Tooleys Dictionary of Mapmakers , vol. 3, p. 89.