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(Untitled Geographical/Astronomical Wheel). Anonymous, 1775

(Untitled Geographical/Astronomical Wheel). / Anonymous / 1775
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Full Title: (Untitled Geographical/Astronomical Wheel).

Author: Anonymous

Date: 1775

This historical cartographic image is part of the David Rumsey Historical Map Collection, www.davidrumsey.com, a large collection of online antique, rare, old, and historical maps, atlases, globes, charts, and other cartographic items. Read more about the Collection. Or you can view the entire David Rumsey Map Collection in Insight.

Full David Rumsey Map Collection Catalog Record:

Author: Anonymous

Date: 1775

Short Title: (Untitled Geographical/Astronomical Wheel).

Publisher: N.P.: No Publisher

Type: Globe

Object Height cm: 30

Object Width cm: 30

Scale 1: 105,000,000

Note: Untitled, unauthored and undated varnished card wheel 11 3/4" in diameter, printed on both sides with hand colored highlighting, and mounted with a mahogany handle with brass alidades divided 0-90 degrees. Both terrestrial hemispheres are shown, with political, geographic and astronomical features in great detail. The circumference carries numerous definitions and instructions for use and calculation e.g. "To find the Azimuth of ye Sun at any given hour of the Day; To find the Space of Time during which there is no Dark Night; etc." A wonderful, most rare device.

Reference: None found.

World Area: World

Full Title: (Untitled Geographical/Astronomical Wheel).

List No: 4213.000

Series No: 1

Published In: (Untitled Geographical/Astronomical Wheel).

Publication Author: Anonymous

Publication Date: 1775

Publication Reference: None found.

Publication Note: See note field above.

Publication List No: 4213.000

Publication Type: Globe

Publication Maps: 1

Publication Height cm: 30

Publication Width cm: 30

Image No: 4213000

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