16th Century Schisler Astronomical Compendium
German astronomical compendium signed Christophorus Schisler. "me fecit" "Auguste anno 1555" Gilt brass. Plate of latitudes of various cities, lunar volvelle, and other plates, 2 3/4 in by 2 5/8 ",1/2 in deep while closed
2 3/4 in by 2 5/8 in, 1/2 in deep when closed
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1555 Schisler Astronomical Compendium German astronomical compendium signed Christophorus Schiller. “me fecit” “Auguste anno 1555″ Gilt brass. Plate of latitudes of various cities, lunar volvelle, another plates, 2 3/4 in by 2 5/8 ” 1/2 in deep while closed
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