Tabula Selenographica in qua Lunarium Macularum

Johann Gabriel Doppelmayr (*1671 - 1750)
Old coloured celestial map. Printed in Nuremberg by J. B. Homann circa 1730.

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Description

Decorative map of the surface of the moon in two hemispheres. Surrounded by small illustrations of the lunar eclipse.

Details

CartographerJohann Gabriel Doppelmayr
TitleTabula Selenographica in qua Lunarium Macularum
Publisher, YearJ. B. Homann, Nuremberg, circa 1730
Plate Size49.0 x 58.5 cm (19.3 x 23.0 inches)
Sheet Size51.0 x 61.0 cm (20.1 x 24.0 inches)
ReferenceTooley Oddities 49

Condition

Small creases in margin repaired, centrefold backed with Japan paper.

Cartographer

J. G. Doppelmayr was a Germany mathematician, cartographer and astronomer born 1671 in Nuremberg. He became Professor of Mathematics in 1704 until his death in 1750. In 1742 he completed his Atlas Coelestis together with Johann Baptist Homann. He was also member of the Royal Societies in Berlin and St. Petersburg.

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Johann Gabriel Doppelmayr: Tabula Selenographica in qua Lunarium Macularum.
Old coloured celestial map. Printed in Nuremberg by J. B. Homann circa 1730.

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