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BRAUN, Friedrich.


Himmels-Atlas in transparenten Karten ; Gemeinfassliche Himmelskunde, zugleich ein Führer bei dem Gebrauch des Himmels-Atlas in transparenten Karten. [c.1860].

2 volumes, atlas and handbook. Large folding chromolithographed celestial map in four sections on card (overall unfolded 60 x 51cm.), and 30 numbered celestial charts (22.5 x 28.5 cm) printed on blue card with perforations and backed with transparent paper coloured yellow at the perforations to illuminate when held up to a light source. Plus 51 pp. booklet in original blue wrappers. all contained in original gilt lettered portfolio (sometime crudely rebacked). Wear to portfolio, contents of booklet spotted, the large map with slight wear at folds, the charts generally clean.

Price £ 1500.00
Stock Code F47840
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