Auction 103, Lot 62

"System According to the Holy Scriptures - Plate 9", Frost, Isaac

Subject: Solar System

Period: 1846 (published)

Publication: Two Systems of Astronomy

Color: Hand Color

10.7 x 7.8 inches
27.2 x 19.8 cm

Stunning Baxter print of the Biblical view of the universe. It shows the Firmament, Moon and Stars all revolving around the Earth. Also noted is the passage of a year, noting that The Year originally reckoned from the beg'n of April to the end of March. A fine example of the delicate color and shading for which these scarce Baxter prints are known. Engraved by W. P. Clubb & Son.


Condition: A

Estimate: $220 - $275


Closed on 6/11/2003