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Auction 102, Lot 52

"The Geography of the Great Solar Eclipse on July 14 MDCCXLVIII", Jefferys, Thomas

Subject: Northern Hemisphere

Period: 1748 (dated)

Publication: Gentleman's Magazine

Color: Hand Color

17.212 x 12 inches
43.7 x 30.5 cm

This fascinating map charts the geographical path of the solar eclipse across the Northern Hemisphere. Surrounded by 24 vignettes of the eclipse in various world cities. Decorative cartouche and titling.


Condition: A

Margins extended top on bottom to accommodate framing.

Estimate: $250 - $300

Sold for: $350

Closed on 3/5/2003