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Firmamentum Sobiecianum, sive Uranographia - 1987 reprint For Sale

Price - $450.00

Ad Number: 232299

Posted: 20 Nov 2020

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This is an excellent reproduction of the famous Hevelius' star atlas (part III of his Prodromus Astronomiae, 1690), printed in 1987 in Wroclaw, Poland. Hardcover (simulated leather with gold embossed letters), printed in original size on a paper matching 1690 edition. Full Latin text and Polish translation, as well as English, German, French and Russian summaries. Approx. 15" x 9".
56 unfolding maps (15" x 18" ) with intricated drawings of individual constellations (including those introduced by Hevelius: Canes Venatici, Leo Minor, Lynx, Lacerta (sive Stellio), Scutum (Sobiescianum), (Uraniae) Sextans, Vulpecula (cum Ansere) and Southern circumpolar region. Plus two larger (22" x 22") maps of whole Northern and Southern hemispheres.
This is the most beautiful star atlas ever printed...
Asking $450 (includes PP and shipping in CONUS).


  • Condition very good
  • Location Maryland

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