Armillary Sphere; R. W. Seale - The name of Sistem (..) Sphere - 1761-1780

Description
Armillary Sphere; R. W. Seale - The name of Sistem (..) Sphere - 1761-1780
Finely colored

Source of the engraving

the New Geographical Dictionary.'.


It depicts an armillary sphere (in the centre) and four diagrams of cosmological or planetary systems (Copernican, Ptolemaic, Tycho Brahe and composite), with engraved texts.
Primary inscriptions: above the image: "Engraved for the new geographic dictionary”. On bottom right: 'R. W. Seale sculp. '.

Lot details
Object
Map
Country (current geographical location)
Armillary Sphere
Map maker/ publisher
R. W. Seale
Map/ Book title
The name of Sistem (..) Sphere
Period
1761-1780
Condition
Excellent
Technique
Copper engraving
Additional Information
Finely colored
Size of the largest image
170×215 mm
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