Tyho Brahe: Ichnographia Praecipuae Domus Arcis Uraniburgi
Ichnographia Praecipuae Domus Arcis Uraniburgi.
Copper etching by Joan Blaeu (1599 - 1673) in original hand coloring (tones of brown).
Plan of Uraniborg, Tyho Brahe's research institute on the island of Hven (belongs to Sweden). Brahe was the owner of the island, haveing received it from the Danish king. He built the castle dedicated to the Godess of the Sky and it is called Uraniborg (in Latin: Uraniburgi). Nearby he built the Steleburg for his astromical research. (See below.)
Crease in lower right margin corner.Light browing on margin edges otherwise clean and well preserved. Verso: Text in Spanish (showing slightly through).
40.0 x 51.0 cm (15.7 x 20.1")