"To Face Moon", Cooke, John
Period: 1770 (circa)
Publication: New Royal Universal Dictionary of Arts and Sciences
Color: Black & White
7.2 x 11.5 inches
18.3 x 29.2 cm
Intriguing chart of the moon, showing names on the moon which correspond to names on the earth. There is a Mt. Sinai, Palestina and Mauritania to just name a few. Interesting 'seas' named as well, some of which are the Eoum Mare, Mare Caspium and Mare Meditera. Surrounded by illustrations of the moon's orbit, with a large Mortar cannon at the bottom.
Crisp copper engraving with a couple short tears in lower blank margin and a few soft creases.