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Auction 106, Lot 65

"The Magnitude of the Sun, The Primary and Secundary Planets, and Distances of the Secundary Planets from their Primary Ones…", Dunn, Samuel

Subject: Solar System

Period: 1774 (dated)

Publication: Cosmography Epitomised In Six Copper Plate Delineations

Color: Black & White

22 x 14.5 inches
55.9 x 36.8 cm
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A very uncommon chart by Samuel Dunn, a mathematician, publisher, teacher, and cartographer. The central engraving is one half of the sun with smaller depictions of the planets in the solar system on the same scale. Filled with interesting English text. Published by Robert Sayer.


Condition: B

Two spots in map and some faint uneven toning. Mat burn in margins.

Estimate: $100 - $150

Sold for: $50

Closed on 3/3/2004