Globes and Planetaria

Rare and antique globes, planetaria, celestial models, pocket globes, scientific instruments, and navigational and surveying tools.

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Rare volvelle from Apian’s Astronomicum Caesareum

APIANUS, Petrus, 1540. 
£18,000
£14,400

Amongst the rarest to survive”

BLAEU, Willem Janszoon, 1621. 
£315,000
£252,000

Vooght’s rare star chart and astronomical calculator

VOOGHT, Claes Jansz. [after] Jan Jansz STAMPIOEN, 1680. 
£40,000
£24,000

A dead man’s chest…

Anonymous, 1690. 
£20,000
£12,000

Lusvergh’s sales catalogue of artists’ drawing and optical instruments, including Galileo’s Sector

LUSVERGH, Domenico and LUSVERG [LUSVERGH], Jacobus [Giacomo]., 1698. 
£6,500
£3,900

Homann’s rare pocket armillary

HOMANN, Johann Baptist, 1702. 
£110,000
£88,000

A perpetual calendar fit for a King…

Anonymous, 1710. 
£15,000
£9,000

The Copernican solar system

PIGEON D’OSANGI, Jean, 1713. 
£12,000
£7,200

Telling the time with stars

STAMPIOEN, Jan Jansz the Younger, [and] Marten CALMAM, 1722. 
£40,000
£24,000

The celestial vault in paper

ANDREAE, Johann Ludwig, 1724. 
£3,000
£1,800

Popularising the new scientific ideas of the Enlightenment in Germany

DOPPELMAYR, Johann Gabriel., 1730. 
£65,000
£52,000

Doppelmayr’s smallest globes

DOPPELMAYR, Johann Gabriel, 1736. 
£36,000
£28,800

The transit of Halley’s comet in 1758

MARTIN, Benjamin, 1757. 
£12,000
£7,200
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