15 Lithographed Astronomy Cards | Early 1840s, framed and glazed.

£1,900.00 GBP £2,500.00

 An otherworldly collection of fifteen antique early 1840s lithographic astronomy cards depicting the planets, stars, constellations, moon phases and more.

A stunning set, here framed, glazed and mounted to the highest standard. As Neptune was discovered in 1846, it is not featured in this collection which was published just before the discovery.

A rare first edition set that would make a unique addition to any collection.

First edition, 15 lithographed cards, slightly bowed, some slight foxing and soiling, each card is 11.4 x 7.4 cm, [c. 1840]. Framed size: 16 x 20 cm.