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Lunar Motion – Celestial Mechanics

"Theoria Lunae, eius Motum per Eccentricum et Epicyclum demonstrans.“

Illustration of the firmament, with the motion and the phases of the moon, framed by a zodiac circle. In the upper corners, the title is written on two red banners carried by cherub heads. At the the sides putti flying between clouds. At the bottom illustrations of the moon in form of celestial globes.

Copper engraving by J. van Loon after Andreas Cellarius, out of „Harmonia Macrocosmica“, published by Jannonius, Amsterdam 1660/61, First edition!

Size: 43 cm x 51 cm

Very fine colour, without stains, in perfect condition

€ 1.600,-