Apr 08, 2021 - Sale 2563

Sale 2563 - Lot 247

Price Realized: $ 910
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 800 - $ 1,200
Valentiner, Carl Wilhelm (1845-1931)
Atlas des Sonnensystems, 25 Abbildungen in Lichtdruck.

Lahr: Moritz Schauenberg, 1884.

First edition, folio, illustrated with a moon map; collotype illustrations based on the lunar photographs of Julius Grimm (1842-1906); a lemon lit from one side to show no moon, two half moons, and the full moon; sun spots; solar flares; and some artistic renderings of astronomical phenomena and planets in our solar system; twenty-five plates; bound in publisher's blue cloth spine and printed boards, 17 1/4 x 13 1/8 in.

Provenance: from the Stephen White Collection.