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The Earth as a celestial object

DE LA BECHE, Henry Thomas.

The Earth Supposed to be seen from Space.
London: Charles Knight, 1834. Mezzotint, 230 x 145mm.

An unusual view of the Eastern Hemisphere as if looking from space, with the outlines of Europe, Asia, Africa and Australia with whips of cloud. It was published as the frontispiece of 'Researches in Theoretical Geology' by De la Beche (1796-1855), who became the first director of the Geological Survey of Great Britain the following year.


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Stock Id :21112

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The Earth as a celestial object

DE LA BECHE, Henry Thomas.

The Earth Supposed to be seen from Space.
London: Charles Knight, 1834. Mezzotint, 230 x 145mm.

An unusual view of the Eastern Hemisphere as if looking from space, with the outlines of Europe, Asia, Africa and Australia with whips of cloud. It was published as the frontispiece of 'Researches in Theoretical Geology' by De la Beche (1796-1855), who became the first director of the Geological Survey of Great Britain the following year.


Stock ID : 21112

£180

£180

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