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Cosmography Epitomised, In Six Copper Plate Delineations, from: Dunn's
Cosmography Epitomised, In Six Copper Plate Delineations, from: Dunn's "A New Atlas of the Mundane System ..."
By S. Dunn, Teacher of the Mathematical Sciences. London 1774.
London: Printed for Rob.t Sayer, No 53 in Fleet Street, as the Act directs, 10 January 1774.
Engraving with areas of mezzotint, 18th century watermark 370 x 545mm (17½ x 21½") very large margins top & bottom. Small margins left & right. A few chips to edges, small split in lower centre fold.
A collection of astronomical diagrams, with the central spheres filled in with mezzotint, an unusual use of the medium. Samuel Dunn (died 1794), mathematician, amateur astronomer and cartographer.
[Ref: 52942]   £580.00  
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