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Jamieson, Alexander
Libra and Scorpio
G. & W.B. Whittaker, London 1822 - A beautifully engraved and expertly hand coloured celestial, the stars high-lightened in gold. - from: A Celestial Atlas comprising a systematical Display of the Heavens in a Series of Thirty Maps.- copper engraved chart with recent hand colouring; overall 24 x 29,5 cm, plate 21,5 x 27 cm. cream coloured paper with occ. light spotting/staining; small left margin ; o/w vg cond. - According to the title page, this is ‘A celestial atlas comprising a systematic display of the heavens in a series of thirty maps. Illustrated by scientific descriptions of their contents, and accompanied by catalogues of the stars and astronomical exercises, by Alexander Jamieson, A.M. . London, Published by G. & W.B. Whittaker, Ave Maria Lane, T. Cadell, Strand, and N. Hailes, Museum Piccadilly. 1822.’; after Flamsteed.
Bookseller: Angelika C. J. Friebe Ltd. - MapWoman
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