Maps The geography of the great solar eclipse of July 14 MDCCXLVIII : exhibiting an accurate map of all parts of the Earth in which it will be visible, with the North Pole, according to the latest discoveries /
Charts, Diagrams, Etc
Early Works to 1800
- The geography of the great solar eclipse of July 14 MDCCXLVIII : exhibiting an accurate map of all parts of the Earth in which it will be visible, with the North Pole, according to the latest discoveries /
- Contributor Names
- Smith, George, 1700-1773.
- Cave, Edward, 1691-1754.
- Created / Published
- [London] : Revised and published according to Act of Parliament ... by E. Cave., Jan. 1.1748.
- Subject Headings
- - Northern Hemisphere--Early works to 1800--Maps
- - Solar eclipses--1748--Maps--Early works to 1800
- - Astronomy--Charts, diagrams, etc
- - Earth
- - Sun
- Early maps
- - Shows the path of the eclipse.
- - Relief shown pictorially.
- - Includes 24 diagrams showing the eclipse as seen from different cities.
- - Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
- - LC copy mounted on paper along with seven other maps and diagrams taken from various publications. All images within hand drawn frames colored yellow. All but two of the diagrams are hand colored. The entire sheet is mounted on cloth, and stamped "318A" in the lower left corner. The added works are: Types and phases of the annular eclipse of the Sun which will happen April the 1st 1764 -- [Map showing the 1764 eclipse] / Gent. Mag. 1764 -- Afbeelding van't gaan van Venus over de schyf der Zonne in't jaar 1761 -- Types and calculations of the transit of Venus, and the eclipses of the Sun and Moon, in 1769 -- [Two untitled diagrams showing the eclipse of Jupiter by the Moon in 1751] -- [One untitled diagram showing a partial lunar eclipse in 1753].
- 1 map ; 25 x 35 cm
- Call Number
- G3211.B1 1748 .S6
- Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
- Digital Id
- Library of Congress Catalog Number
- Other Formats
- - MARCXML Record
- - MODS Record
- - Dublin Core Record
- Catalog Record
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Finding Our Place in the Cosmos: from Galileo to Sagan and Beyond
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