Auction 106, Lot 320

"[British Isles and France - Solar Eclipse Path]", Anon.

Subject: Western Europe

Period: 1764 (published)

Publication: Gentleman's Magazine

Color: Black & White

4.5 x 7.5 inches
11.4 x 19.1 cm

Strongly engraved map centered on Paris that shows the path of the solar eclipse. The extent of the eclipse is shown via three lines and a shaded area. Three vignettes showing how the sun appeared at maximum eclipse from London, Orleans and Boulogue.

References: Jolly GENT-172.

Condition: B

A couple tiny spots and close trimmed with edge just to neatline at bottom right, as issued.

Estimate: $40 - $60


Closed on 3/3/2004