Northern sky constellations Pisces Leo Cancer stars 1878 Stieler old color chartAntiqueMapsPrints.com
Der Nordliche Stern. Himmel
(Constellations of the Northern Skies- Zodiac signs- Celestial- sky chart)
Issued Gotha, Germany, 1878 by Justus Perthes (for Stieler).
Fine, remarkably detailed late-19th century antique color lithographed celestial sky chart.
Beautifully detailed map, with numerous constellations depicted in charming ghost-like zodiac illustrations, including Taurus, Cancer, Pisces, Scorpio, Leo, and more.
In VG, clean condition. Some minor, trivial toning, mostly along the margins.
Original fold line as issued.
Sheet measures c. 18 3/4" x 15"
Engraved area measures c. 15 1/2" x 11 3/4"
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers , vol. IV, pg. 216.