Auction 102, Lot 57

"Nouissimum Astronomiae, Geographiae, AC Gnomonicae, Compendium", Seutter/Lotter

Subject: Cartographic Miscellany

Period: 1749 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
23 x 19.9 inches
58.4 x 50.5 cm

Superb and rare copperplate engraving dealing with sundials, the equation of time and the design of gnomons. The top half of the sheet is primarily text with two large diagrams filling the lower part of the sheet.

References:

Condition: A

Old color with a bit of bleed through to verso. A few tiny wormholes in blank margins.

Estimate: $550 - $650

Sold for: $400

Closed on 3/5/2003

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