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Model # CEL016HL
Hold-To-Light Die Central-Sonne und die Ansicht von der Fixsternenwelt - Maker: Wilhelm Nitzchke
This celestial map is from the Astronomischer Bilder Atlas, by Wilhelm Nitzschke, Stuttgart, 1851. Title translation: The Central-sun and the View of the fixed stars. This is a hold-to-light version of CEL016. When held up to a light or a window, the sun and six stars shine through holes punched in main sheet. Backed with yellow parchment. Very good condition, with overall toning and mark at upper right corner. 11.25 x 8 inches.
Price: $125.00 Date: 1851
1851Wilhelm Nitzchke$125.00

Model # CEL017
Himmels Karte, Map of the Heavens -Celestial map with stars - Maker: Wilhelm Nitzchke
Celestial map From the Astronomischer Bilder Atlas, Himmels Karte mit den Sternen welche wahrend des ganzen Jahres sichtbar sind, from Wilhelm Nitzschke, Stuttgart, 1851. "Hold To Light" maps as this have cut outs with filmy paper behind them so that when you hold them to the light, the stars shine. Both decorative and informative, these types of maps can be custom framed by us with glass on both sides for the light to shine through them. Very good overall antique condition, with some light foxing. Approx. 11.5 x 9.25 inches to the paper edges.
Price: $225.00 Date: 1851
1851Wilhelm Nitzchke$225.00

Model # CEL018
Darstellung Des Sonnensystems, die Planeten mit ihren Bahnen, wie sie bis heute bekannt sind nach den neuesten and besten Autoritaten - Maker: Wilhelm Nitzchke
Celestial map From the Astronomischer Bilder Atlas, from Wilhelm Nitzschke, Stuttgart, 1851. "Hold To Light" maps as this have cut outs with filmy paper behind them so that when you hold them to the light, the stars shine. Both decorative and informative, these types of maps can be custom framed by us with glass on both sides for the light to shine through them. Very good overall antique condition, 11.25 x 8 inches.
Price: $250.00 Date: 1851
1851Wilhelm Nitzchke$250.00

Model # CEL021
Der Mond durch das Fernrohr gesehen, The Moon - Maker: Wilhelm Nitzchke
Celestial map From the Astronomischer Bilder Atlas, from Wilhelm Nitzschke, Stuttgart, 1851. "Hold To Light" maps as this have cut outs with filmy paper behind them so that when you hold them to the light, the light can shine through certain parts. In this Hold To Light, the entire moon becomes gently illuminated when the light passes through the light-weight paper. Both decorative and informative, these types of maps can be custom framed by us with glass on both sides for the light to shine through them. Good to very good overall antique condition, with some minor foxing/spotting and some slight staining in margins, approx. 11.25 x 8 inches.
Price: $175.00 Date: 1851
1851Wilhelm Nitzchke$175.00

Model # CEL029
Comparative Representation of the Size of the Planets -Vergleichende Darstellung der Grosse der Planeten. - Maker: Wilhelm Nitzchke
Antique hand colored "Hold-to-Light" celestial map published in the Astronomischer Bilder Atlas, by Wilhelm Nitzschke, 1851. Written in German. "Hold To Light" maps as this have cut outs with filmy paper behind them so that when you hold them to the light, the planets and their moons shine. Both decorative and informative, these types of maps can be custom framed by us with glass on both sides for the light to shine through them. Very good overall antique condition with some mild toning and foxing throughout. Page measures approximately 9.25" x 11.5" (H x W) overall.
Price: $275.00 Date: 1851
1851Wilhelm Nitzchke$275.00

Model # CEL019
Tableau Comparatif de la Grandeur des Planetes. - Maker: Wilhelm Nitzchke
Celestial map from the French version of the Astronomischer Bilder Atlas, from Wilhelm Nitzschke, Stuttgart, 1862. "Hold To Light" maps as this have cut outs with filmy paper behind them so that when you hold them to the light, the stars shine. Both decorative and informative, these types of maps can be custom framed by us with glass on both sides for the light to shine through them. Very good overall antique condition, 11.25 x 8 inches.
Price: $225.00 Date: 1862
1862Wilhelm Nitzchke$225.00

Model # CEL022
Tableau transparent des phases de la Lune. - Maker: Wilhelm Nitzchke
Celestial map from the French version of the Astronomischer Bilder Atlas, from Wilhelm Nitzschke, Stuttgart, 1862. "Hold To Light" maps as this have cut outs with filmy paper behind them so that when you hold them to the light, the stars shine. Both decorative and informative, these types of maps can be custom framed by us with glass on both sides for the light to shine through them. Very good overall antique condition, 11.25 x 8 inches.
Price: $250.00 Date: 1862
1862Wilhelm Nitzchke$250.00

Model # MAS1635
City of Boston Plate 38 (MA) - Maker: Bromley
Antique hand colored map of part of the city of Boston from the 1915 atlas of Boston and Roxbury by Bromley. This map depicts part of ward 12, including Norfolk Ave, Magazine St, Mass Ave, Gerard St, Albany St, and Hampden St. Interesting landmarks include many manufacturers and foundries working with iron, lead, marble, metal, and leather, a large gas holder, and the Roxbury Neighborhood House, as well as churches, schools, hotels, businesses, and land and homes with property owners' names. Very good overall antique condition with light toning outside border. Approx. 22 x 31 inches
Price: $100.00 Date: 1915
1915Bromley$100.00

Model # MAS1557
Brookline, Mass. Wards 22 and 23 - Maker: Sanborn Map Co.
Antique hand colored map showing Wards 22 and 23, part of Brookline, Massachusetts, from the Brookline Mass. Atlas by the Sanborn Map Company of New York, 1925. Ward 22: Streets shown in this map are Amory, Powell, Browne, Parkman, Beacon, and St. Paul. The landmark in this ward is the building holding 25 apartments built in 1922. Most of the buildings in this ward are dwellings or flats. Reverse side of this map shows Ward 23 of Brookline. Streets shown on this side are Verndale, Kenwood, Russell, Thorndike, Winchester, and Columbia. The landmarks in this ward are the Coolidge Playground at center right and the Boston Boundary line at top. Inset in lower left shows the West corner of this ward. This map was added to and corrected over time to update buildings and streets. There are small rectangles of paper with updates glued to the page and the updates were recorded and signed in a table at the front of the atlas. Fair Antique condition; page is wavy, few pencil marks from updates, some light toning at edges, edge has red leather atlas tab and an imprint from another atlas tab. Pencil marking can potentially be removed. Approx. 26.5" x 18".
Price: $195.00 Date: 1925
1925Sanborn Map Co.$195.00

Model # MAS1562
Brookline, Mass. Wards 32 and 33 - Maker: Sanborn Map Co.
Antique hand colored map showing Wards 32 and 33, part of Brookline, Massachusetts, from the Brookline Mass. Atlas by the Sanborn Map Company of New York, 1925. Ward 32: Streets shown in this map are Beacon, Washington, University Rd., Winthrop Rd. The landmarks in this ward are the hexagonal garage and nearby Auto Service Station. Most of the buildings in this ward are dwellings or flats. Reverse side of this map shows Ward 33 of Brookline. Streets shown on this side are Beacon, Griggs Rd., Washington, University Rd., Winthrop Rd., and Gardner Rd. The landmarks in this ward are a private garage that holds 32 cars and a few stores on Beacon. This map was added to and corrected over time to update buildings and streets. There are small rectangles of paper with updates glued to the page and the updates were recorded and signed in a table at the front of the atlas. Fair Antique condition; page is wavy, few pencil marks from updates, some light toning at edges, edge has red leather atlas tab and an imprint from another atlas tab. Pencil marking can potentially be removed. Approx. 26.5" x 18".
Price: $225.00 Date: 1925
1925Sanborn Map Co.$225.00

Model # MAS276
Massachusetts Atlas Plate No. 17 - Maker: G. H. Walker
Colored Antique map of Worcester County showing Hubbardston, Princeton, Sterling, Lancaster, Bolton, Clinton, Berlin, Northborough, Westborough, Shrewsbury, Worcester, Paxton, Spencer, Holden, Boyleston, West Boyleston, Rutland, Oakham, etc. from the 1891 Massachusetts Atlas by George H. Walker. This map shows the important roads, rail roads, cities, land formations, and bodies of water. Very good overall antique condition, with light toning at edges. approx. 17.5 x 26 inches.
Price: $55.00 Date: 1891
1891G. H. Walker$55.00

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Model # CEL109
Transparent Representation of the Moon Phases - Transparente Darstellung der Mondphasen. *****SOLD***** - Maker: Wilhelm Nitzchke
Antique hand colored celestial map published in the Astronomischer Bilder Atlas, by Wilhelm Nitzchke, 1851. Written in German. "Hold To Light" maps as this have cut outs with filmy paper behind them so that when you hold them to the light, the light can shine through certain parts. In this Hold To Light, the phases of the moon become gently illuminated when the light passes through the light-weight paper. Moon Phases are backed with yellow parchment. Both decorative and informative, these types of maps can be custom framed by us with glass on both sides for the light to shine through them. Good to Very good overall antique condition with mild toning and foxing throughout, some very minor roughing of the outer edges, and some lines in orange and blue pencil which underline portions of the text surrounding the map. Page measures approximately 9.25" x 11.5" (H x W) overall. **SOLD**
Price: Date: 1851
1851Wilhelm Nitzchke

Model # CEL097
La Lune vue a travers le telescope (The Moon) *****SOLD***** - Maker: Wilhelm Nitzchke
Celestial map from the French version of the Astronomischer Bilder Atlas, from Wilhelm Nitzschke, 1862. This is a map of the moon as seen through a telescope. "Hold To Light" maps as this have cut outs with filmy paper behind them so that when you hold them to the light, the light can shine through certain parts. In this Hold To Light, the entire moon becomes gently illuminated when the light passes through the light-weight paper. Both decorative and informative, these types of maps can be custom framed by us with glass on both sides for the light to shine through them. Good to very good overall antique condition, with some foxing and soiling at the paper edges, approx. 11.5 x 9.5 inches to the paper edges. **SOLD**
Price: Date: 1862
1862Wilhelm Nitzchke

Model # CEL096
Planisphere Celeste contenant les etoiles visibles toute l'annee. *****SOLD***** - Maker: Wilhelm Nitzchke
Celestial map from the French version of the Astronomischer Bilder Atlas by Wilhelm Nitzschke, 1862. This print shows constellations. "Hold To Light" maps as this have cut outs with filmy paper behind them so that when you hold them to the light, the stars shine. Both decorative and informative, these types of maps can be custom framed by us with glass on both sides for the light to shine through them. Good overall antique condition with foxing and surface soil, 11.5 x 9.25 inches to the paper edges. **SOLD**
Price: Date: 1862
1862Wilhelm Nitzchke

Model # OTH088
The Colossus of Rhodes. *****SOLD***** A prodigious brass statue dedicated to the Sun, which holding fire in its right hand served for a sea light to ships, for lighting the fire there was a stair cas - Maker: Rollos
Antique black and white engraved illustration of one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Very good overall antique condition, 6.5 x 8.75 inches.*****SOLD*****
Price: Date: 1759
1759Rollos

Model # EUR1294
Sedes Belli in Italia…. Italy ****SOLD**** - Maker: Schenk
Sedes Belli in Italia, Comprehendens Ducatus Mediolanensem, Marmensem, ac Genuensuem; Praeterea et Exercituum Itinera et Castrametationes, nec non Conflictuum Loca Exacate Demonstrans. Antique hand colored map of northern Italy at the beginning of the 18th century by Dutch mapmaker Peter Schenk, roughly translated in part to "Seat of War in Italy, including Milan, Marmensem and Genuensuem; In addition, the road and the encampment...", vividly colored with towns and cities, rivers and water bodies, and a key in Latin and Dutch to royal and religious holdings and possessions, universities, and military and agricultural routes. Very good overall antique condition, light overall toning, with one repairable seam separation and one small tear, measures approx. 22 x 19 inches. **SOLD**
Price: Date: 1704
1704Schenk

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