Antique Original Hand Colored Astronomy Engraving Zodiac Constellations Star Map RARE


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Sketches of the Relative Position and Mythological History of the Constellations by Jacob Green

Dated 1824 From First Edition

Sheet size: 11 x 8 inches approx

Plate impression: 9 x 7 inches approx

Condition : Condition: Minimal foxing, slight offsetting from text pages, some paper loss in outer margin. See scans.

An exquisite hand-colored engraving from the first American celestial atlas. Jacob Green's 1824 work, Sketches of the Relative Position and Mythological History of the Constellations, was based on the plates of Johann Elert Bode's 1801 Uranographia. Bode's work was "the first reasonable complete description of the starts visible to the unaided eye," (Astronomical Observations: Astronomy and the Study of Deep Space).

Rarity : Extremely Rare and becoming hard to find.

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