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A 19th century chart of the transit of Venus across the Sun.

Stock No. 24317 Category: Tags: , Cartographer: BLUNT, Charles F.

Transit of Venus over the Suns Disc.
London: David Bogue, c. 1845. Wood engraving. 150 x 190mm.

£175

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An illustration of an important astronomical event: in Cook made his first visit to the South Pacific to record the transit of Venus from Tahiti in 1769.
Plate 68 of 'The Beauty of the Heavens: a pictorial display of the astronomical phenomena of the universe' by Charles F. Blunt. Marked as plate no 68.

Additional information

Dimensions 190 × 150 mm
Cartographer

Date

1845

Extra Info

Transit of Venus over the Suns Disc.

Publication

London: David Bogue, c. 1845. Wood engraving. 150 x 190mm.

Condition

A good example.

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