"[Armillary Sphere]", Apianus, Peter Bienewitz
Subject: Armillary Sphere Illustration
Period: 1550 (circa)
Color: Black & White
5.5 x 6.8 inches
14 x 17.3 cm
Great woodblock illustration of an armillary sphere from this rare early work. Throughout his life, Apianus was involved in mathematical publishing, cartography and instrument making. His instrument designs included a new type of surveying quadrant and armillary spheres. Latin text on verso.