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October 16, 2014

LOT 706
Athanasius Kircher (1602-1680).   Two Plates, 17th century
  • Athanasius Kircher (1602-1680).   Two Plates, 17th century

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Athanasius Kircher (1602-1680). Two Plates, 17th century

SCHEMA CORPORIS SOLARIS AND TYPUS CORPORIS LUNARIS

showing topography of the solar and lunar sufaces respectively, from MUNDUS SUBTERRANEUS published by Johannes Meertens, Middleburg, 1680
12.25" x 11.25" — 31.1 x 28.6 cm.

Estimate $200-$300

Realised: $204
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

About artist/note:

Kircher was a German Jesuit scholar who published works on subjects ranging from astonomy, geology, medicine, Sinology and language. Recent years have seen a renewed interest in his work among current scholars.