Celestial Maps and Charts

17th-18th Century Celestial Maps & Charts

Homann Celestial Print

J.G. Doppelmayr
System Solare [Solar System] from Atlas Coelestis
Homann Heirs, Nuremberg: 1742, 1748
Hand-colored engraving
$3,500

Homann Celestial Print

Georg Christoph Eimmart
Planisphaerium Caeleste [Celestial Chart]
Homann Heirs, Nuremberg: Early 18th C.
Hand-colored engraving
$5,500

Planisphaerium Coeleste

Georg Christoph Eimmart
Planisphaerium Coeleste
[Celestial Chart]

Melchior Rein,
Augsburg: c. 1725-30
Hand-colored engraving
$5,500

Homann Celestial Print

J.G. Doppelmayr
Phoenomena in Planetis Primariis [Planetary Phenomena] from Atlas Coelestis
Homann Heirs, Nuremberg: 1742, 1748
Hand-colored engraving
$1,800

Homann Celestial Print

J.G. Doppelmayr
Ephemerides Motuum [Geometric Celestial Motion]
Homann Heirs, Nuremberg: 1742, 1748
Hand-colored engraving
$1,200

Homann Celestial Print

J.G. Doppelmayr
Pair of Hemisphere Celestial Charts from Atlas Coelestis (Pl. 16-17)
Homann Heirs, Nuremberg: 1742, 1748
Pair of hand-colored engravings
$7,500, the pair

Homann Celestial Print

J.G. Doppelmayr
Pair of Hemisphere Celestial Charts from Atlas Coelestis (Pl. 18-19)
Homann Heirs, Nuremberg: 1742, 1748
Pair of hand-colored engravings
$9,000, the pair

Cellarius Harmonia Macrocosmica

Andreas Cellarius
Haemisphaerium Stellatum Boreale [Northern Hemisphere Stars] from Harmonia Macrocosmica
Amsterdam: 1708
Hand-colored engraving
$6,500

Cellarius Harmonia Macrocosmica

Andreas Cellarius
Situs Terrae Circulis [Earth and Its Celestial Circles] from Harmonia Macrocosmica
Amsterdam: 1708
Hand-colored engraving
$5,500

Cellarius Harmonia Macrocosmica

Andreas Cellarius
Solis Circa [Spiral Path of the Sun Around the Earth] from Harmonia Macrocosmica
Amsterdam: 1708
Hand-colored engraving
$4,750

Cellarius Harmonia Macrocosmica

Andreas Cellarius
Typus Selenograhicus Lunae [Lunar Diagram] from Harmonia Macrocosmica
Amsterdam: 1708
Hand-colored engraving
$6,000

Cellarius Harmonia Macrocosmica

Andreas Cellarius
Orbium Planetarum Terram [Planet Earth] from Harmonia Macrocosmica
Amsterdam: 1660-61
Hand-colored engraving
$5,500

Cellarius Harmonia Macrocosmica

Andreas Cellarius
Orbium Planetarum Terram [Planet Earth] from Harmonia Macrocosmica
Amsterdam: 1708
Hand-colored engraving
$4,750

De Fer Celestial prints

Nicholas De Fer
Astronomy Prints from L’Atlas Curieux
Paris: 1700-05
Hand-colored engravings
$450 and up each

Great Comet

Friedrich Madeweis
Great Comet of 1680
Berlin: 1681
Etching
$2,900, framed

Sphaerarum Artificialium [Globes and Armillary Sphere]

Sphaerarum Artificialium [Globes and Armillary Sphere]
Homann Heirs, Nuremberg: 18th C.
Hand-colored engraving
$3,200

Lotter Armillary Orrery

Tobias Conrad Lotter
Armillary and Orrery
Augsburg: 1774
Hand-colored engraving
$3,200

Coronelli Instruction Print

Vincenzo Maria Coronelli
Astronomy Lesson Globe Print
Venice: 1689
Hand-colored engraving
$2,500

Geographische Universal [Georgraphical Clock]

Geographische Universal [Georgraphical Clock]
Homann Heirs, Nuremberg: 18th C.
Hand-colored engraving
$2,100

17th century astrological chart

Pro Crisibus
Astrological/Planetary Chart
Continental: Late 17th C.
Hand-colored engraving
$1,250

Delamarche engraving of globes

Delamarche
Armillaries & Globes from Atlas Moderne
Paris: Late 18th C.
Hand-colored engraving
$1,750

Picquigni pair

Jacques de Lajoue
Les Forces Mouvantes
and L'Astronomie
Paris: 2nd Qtr. 18th C.
Hand-colored engravings
$750 and $1,500

19th-20th Century Celestial Maps & Charts

Elijah Hinsdale Burritt Celestial Charts from Atlas of the Heavens

Elijah Hinsdale Burritt
Set of 6 Celestials
from Atlas of the Heavens
Hand-colored engravings, 1835
Price on Request

Muggletonians Celestial print

George Baxter
Muggletonian Prints
London: 1846
Baxter oil color prints
Price on Request

Jacob Green celestials

Jacob Green
Astronomical Recreations
Philadelphia, 1826
Hand-colored engravings
$350 each

Smith Astronomy Prints

Asa Smith
Smith’s Illustrated Astronomy
Hand-colored woodblock prints
Mid 19th C.
$200 each

Revolution Annuelle De La Terre

Revolution Annuelle De La Terre
Atlas de Choix
Paris: 1854
Hand-colored engraving
$750

Astronomical Charts Group

James Reynolds Astronomical Cards
Hand-colored engravings
London: 1846
$150 to $550 each

Smith Eclipse

Asa Smith
Eclipse Manuscript
New York: 1839
Pen and ink and watercolor
$3,800

Individual Urania's Mirror Starcards

Samuel Leigh
Urania's Mirror
London: c. 1830
Hand-colored engravings
Prices on Request

Planisphere Mobile Simplifie

Charles Dien, Jr.
Planisphère Mobile Simplifié
[Simplified Moveable Planisphere]

A. Giroux, Paris: 1839
Printed paper on cardboard
$1,800

Barritt-Serviss Planisphere

L. Barritt and G.P. Serviss
Star and Planet Finder
New York: c. 1930s
Paper and cardboard device with original box and manual
$1,500

Atlases & Devices

Circular planisphere

Henry Whitall
Circular Planisphere
Philadelphia: 1871
Printed paper on cardboard
Price on Request

Johnston's School Astronomical Atlas

A.K. Johnston
Johnston's School Astronomical Atlas
London: 1877
Book with 21 chromolithograph plates
$1,600

Ceramic Ptolemaic Orrery Figurine

Ptolemaic Orrery Figurine
French: c. 1940s
Ceramic
$1,900

Nantucket custom map

Planetary Models:
Armillary spheres, tellurians and orreries

Celestial Globes

Celestial Globes
19th & 20th century, also lunar and planet globes

Collecting Celestials, & Archive

Sold Celestial Maps

For research and reference, see our Archive of Sold Celestial Maps & Charts.

Martha Stewart with George Glazer, Collecting Celestials

Star Spangled Globes
Interview with George on collecting celestial globes and maps by Martha Stewart, 2001