Striking star chart of the constellation Scorpio, marvelously engraved and delicately colored. Shows the featured constellations in color with neighboring stars and constellations without color.
Jamieson's work is one of the finest of it's kind in the early 19th century. Alexander Jamieson published A Celestial Atlas Comprising A System Display of the Heavens… published in London by G & W.B Wittaker, T. Caddell and N. Hailes in 1822. It is one of the most decorative and sought after of 19th Century English Celestial Atlases. This example is in especially fine condition, on thick paper.