Antique Maps of the Moon

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"Uebersichtskarte des Mondes"
(Verzeichnis des Mondkraterd und Berge umstehend)

Small images: "Gutenberg, Guericke, Parry, Fra Mauro, Julius Ceaesar, Plato"

Zincograph published ca 1895. On the reverse side are lists with
over 100 names of craters and mountains of the moon that correspond
to the numbers on the image. Vertical centerfold. Light natural age toning.

Page size: 25 x 31 cm ( 9.8x 12.2")

$ 80.00

Order Nr. MOONMAP254368

With the semi transparent page on the moon image.

"Die von der Erde aus sichtbare Mondflaeche"
(visible part of the moon seen from the earth)

Wood engraving published ca 1900. The image is on a page of text about the moon
and astronomy that continues on the reverse side. There is an extra semi transpaent
page attached that has the names and outlines of the moon landscape.

Moon image: 12.5 x 13 cm ( 4.9 x 5.1")
Page size: 26 x 18 cm ( 10.2 x 7")

$ 65.00 minus 30% Discount = $ 39.00

Order Nr. MOON255593

"Tabula Selenographica in qua Lunarium Macularum exacta Descriptio secundum
Nomenclaturam Praestissimorum Astronomorum tam Hevelii quam Riccioli...

Copper engraving map by Johann Baptist Homann in Nuerenberg, ca 1707 after
Johann Gabriel Doppelmayer ( 1671-1750).

The two maps showng the surface of the moon are from models by Johannes Hevelius
and Giovanni Battista Riccioli using their nomenclature.

Johannes Hevelius was the first to publish a treatise entirely about the moon. He founded the science
of selenography - the science of the moon. It is named after Selene, the godess of the moon.

This map has attractive hand coloring. Small repair on lower centerfold.
Tiny piece of lower right margin has been added. A few minor signs of age and use.

48.5 x 57 cm ( 19 x 22.4 ")

$ 2400.00

Order Nr. MOON251485

"Karte der von der Erde aus sichtbaren Mondoberflaeche"
( the part of the moon seen from the earth )

Wood engraving after an older map by Cherubin d'Orleans.
Published 1902. Vertical centerfold. Light age toning.

Diameter of moon: 23 cm ( 9 x 9 ")

$ 40.00

Order Nr. MOONMAP252699

"La region lunaire des environs de Linné"

Wood engraving after Flammarion, 1868. On the reverse side is information ( in French )
about the sun and moon.

15 x 18.5 cm ( 5.9 x 7.2 ")

$ 30.00

Order Nr. MOONMAP242520


Moon Landscape

"Ideale Landschaft auf dem Monde bei Sonnenaufgang"
( moon landscape at sunrise )

Moon Landscape

"Dieselbe Landschaft auf dem Monde bei Hochstehender Sonne"
( the same landscape in full sun )

Two pages of moon landscape after paintings by W. Kranz. Publshed ca 1900.

Each image is 21 x 13.5 cm ( 8.2 x 5.3 ")

Price for the two pages:

Order Nr. MOON248188SOLD

Die Sichtbare Seite der Mond-Oberflaeche
bei voller Beleuchtung
( The visible side of the moon by full lighting)

Color lithographafter Beer and Maedler´s map.
Published in Gotha, 1872.

Very detailed map with the numbered names on both sides of the map corresponding to the numbers on the map.

Map has a vertical centerfold.

35 x 40.8 cm ( 13.7 x 16 ")

Order Nr. MOON248058SOLD

Teil der Mondoberflache mit dem Mond Appeninen Gebirge"


Below is the same photo with a semi-transpaent overlay:

Made after a photograph by the Paris Observatory ca 1900.

27.5 x 23 cm ( 10.8 x 9 ")

Horizontal centerfold.

$ 40.00

Order Nr. MOON248194

"Die sichtbare Seite der Mond-Oberflaeche bei voller Beleuchtung"

Lithograph by Joh. Carl Ausfeld after the map by Beer and Maedler. Dated 1841.

Very detailed map with the numbered names on both sides of the map corresponding to the numbers on the map

To the right of the moon image is a vertical fold. Small piece of upper left margin corner is missing..
Minor signs of age and use.

Page size: 35.5 x 42.5 cm 13.9 x 16.7 ")

Order Nr. MOON242115 SOLD

Moon Phases

"Entstehung der Mondphasen"

Wood engraving ca 1900. Extra page of text ( in German ) about the phaes of the moon.
Printed on heavy paper backed by light paper. One can hold this print to the light and observe the moon phases.

16 x 24 cm ( 6.2 x 9.4 ")

$ 40.00

Order Nr. ASTRONOMY248021

Moon Crater

"Normaler Mondkrater"

Text illustration ca 1900. Reverse side is printed.

12.5 x 20 cm ( 4.9 x 8 ")

$ 30.00

Order Nr. ASTRONOMY247662

"Mondphasen Tabellen auf babylonischen Ziegelbrueckstuecken"
( phases of the moon on Babylonian pieses of bricks)

Wood engraving published 1905. On the reverse side is text about early
observation of the moon phases and pther astronomical phenomena.

Overall light natural age toning.

Page size: 26 x 18 cm ( 10.2 x 7")

$ 35.00

Order Nr. ARCHEOLOGY254477

Sonnensystem Mondkkarte

Upper image: "Das Sonnensystem"
Lower image: "Mondkarte"

Very interesting map showing the solar system in the upper area. On the sides are other planets.
sun spots, and eclipes of the sun.
The lower image is very detailed with the Latin names of the topography of the moon.
The four little insets show details of the moon's landscape.

Published 1899.

Page size: 40 x 25 cm ( 15.7 9.8 ")

Order Nr. MOON248844 SOLD


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