Rare Map of Solar Eclipse of 1706
"Eclipseos Solis Totalis cum Mora, d. 12 Maji 1706, Horis Antem: in Europa Celebratae, Geographica Repraesentatio...", Schenk, Pieter
Subject: Europe, Solar Eclipse
Period: 1706 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
22.7 x 18.6 inches
57.7 x 47.2 cm
This rare map depicts the path of the solar eclipse that traveled across Europe on May 12, 1706. The central path of the eclipse is marked with a dotted line adjacent to the arrow at bottom left, running through Spain, France, Germany, Poland, and beyond. The diagram at left illustrates the science behind the eclipse.
Full original color with marginal soiling. One small hole in Sweden and one chip in bottom blank margin have both been professionally repaired.