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Fine decorative map of the celestial hemispheres, published in Paris by Jacques Chiquet.

Chiquet records the observations of Philippe de la Hire, a famous French astronomer. La Hire was one of the first to present the full celestial skies in a double hemisphere format. The twin hemispheres include the allegorical representations of the constellations.

Above and below are small diagrams of the Sun, Saturn, Jupiter, Venus, Mars, Mercury and the Moon from the observations of Cassini, Kircher, and Galileo.