Auction 140, Lot 842

"The Name of System…", Seale, Richard William

Subject: Solar System, Astronomy

Period: 1760 (published)

Publication: New Geographical Dictionary

Color: Hand Color

Size:
8.5 x 6.5 inches
21.6 x 16.5 cm

This attractive engraving shows an armillary sphere surrounded by four diagrams and descriptions demonstrating the Copernican and Ptolemaic systems, the Composite system, and the system of Tycho Brahe.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $100 - $120

Sold for: $275

Closed on 5/23/2012

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