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Title

  • A synopsis of the universe, or, the visible world epitomiz'd

Other Title

  • Visible world epitomiz'd

Names

  • Wright, Thomas, 1711-1786.

Created / Published

  • [London] : Printed for the author and according to Act of Parliament, 1742.

Headings

  • -  Astronomy--Charts, diagrams, etc.--Early works to 1800
  • -  Solar system--Charts, diagrams, etc
  • -  Solar system--Pictorial works--Early works to 1800
  • -  Planets--Maps--Early works to 1800
  • -  Solar system

Notes

  • -  Includes text, illustrations of armillary spheres, diagrams of Pythagorean, Platonic, Ptolematic, Tycho, Egyptian, Chaldean and other systems, and ill.
  • -  Described in: Wright, Thomas, Clavis Cœlestis being the explication of a diagram ..., with a preface by M.A. Hoskin, London, Dawsons, 1967.
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
  • -  Stamped in blue ink in lower-left corner on all sheets: 87A.
  • -  Copy imperfect: Small holes throughout.

Medium

  • 13 maps on 3 sheets ; sheets 89 x 60 cm. or smaller.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • G3190 1742 .W7

Repository

  • Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540 to 4650 USA dcu

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2008621668

Online Format

  • image

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Chicago citation style:

Wright, Thomas. A Synopsis of the Universe, Or, the Visible World Epitomiz'd. [London: Printed for the author and according to Act of Parliament, 1742] Map. https://www.loc.gov/item/2008621668/.

APA citation style:

Wright, T. (1742) A Synopsis of the Universe, Or, the Visible World Epitomiz'd. [London: Printed for the author and according to Act of Parliament] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2008621668/.

MLA citation style:

Wright, Thomas. A Synopsis of the Universe, Or, the Visible World Epitomiz'd. [London: Printed for the author and according to Act of Parliament, 1742] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2008621668/>.