[Constellations] Lotter, Planisphaerium Coeleste, Augsburg, circa 1740. 19¼ x 21½. Full original color. Engraved armorial bookplate of Joannes Lucas Spitzenperger verso, with ink notation else VG. Double-hemispheres show the classical constellations while additional, smaller spheres demonstrate various solar system theories. Two additional spheres give Bible quotations. A large vignette above the title is of God the Father surrounded by cherubs representing the planets. Warner, Sky Explored, p. 164, #1. SOLD
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