GLOBE CELESTE. | COELI ENARRANT GLORIUM DEI. (The Heavens declare the glory of God)
Double hemisphere celestial chart on a polar projection by Pieter van der Aa (1659-1733). Born in Leiden where he began his career as a Latin trade publisher he became a leading publisher of maps and atlases and was appointed head printer to the city and its university.
This chart is from his Atlas Nouveau published c.1729.
Fine hand coloured example.