Abi Chappe d'Auteroche.
Engraving. 158 x 95mm (6¼ x 3¾"). Trimmed.
Jean-Baptiste Chappe d'Auteroche (1722-1769) the French astronomer, best known for his observations of the transits of Venus in 1761 and 1769. He was appointed assistant astronomer at the Royal Observatory and admitted to the Royal Academy of Sciences in 1759.
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