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Auction 189, Lot 434


"[Untitled - British Isles & France, Solar Eclipse Path]",

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
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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+

Very light toning with a few binding holes in left blank margin and a tiny tear at bottom right. Narrow right margin, as issued.

Estimate: $40 - $50

Sold for: $11

Closed on 9/14/2022