Lithographed transparency: The Planets, by James Reynolds (c. 1860)

Lithographed transparency: The Planets, by James Reynolds (c. 1860)

Stock Number: 020

£150

Dimensions

285x225mm

Circa

1860

Country of manufacture

UK and Ireland

Categories: Bookshop, Scientific, Scientific Books, Globes & Orreries

Description

Lithographed educational card, which wonderfully shows the surface of the planets when held to the light. Covered in information, on such topics as the phases of Saturn and Venus, the sizes of the planets and their distance from the Sun. Circa 1860. Reynolds produced transparencies and a range of other didactic prints from the 1840s to the 1870s. Very good condition: corners bumped, reverse a little scuffed.

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GB Octavo Books

Small online bookstore specializing in the history of science, trading on ABEbooks since 2006: http://www.abebooks.co.uk/octavo-books-cambridge/50628664/sf

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