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Two Engraved Astronomical Book Plates

Auction:
2345
Lot:
231
Sold for:
$71$60

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2345
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 29, 2006 10:00AM

Description:

Two Engraved Astronomical Book Plates, the first showing the Mechanical Paradox (planetarium), Mural Quadrant, and Cometarum; the second engraved by J. Farey and pubd. 1820, showing planetary machines.
Estimate $150-200

Keywords

Engraving, Measuring instruments, Observation, Planetarium