The cards are engraved, numbered, and hand colored cards in the original box. Each card features an illustration (one has a movable section) and explanatory text. For example, several cards depict geometric shapes with a description of various kinds of measurements (circumference, angles, diameter, etc.). Another subset of cards describe groups (Peroescii, Antoeci, Antipodes, Ascii, Amphiscii, Hetreroscii, Preiscii) that inhabit different parts of the earth. Illustrations are of men standing on a circle representing the earth. The relative positions of the sun and the moon are shown on other cards. The title on the box.
The Elememts of Astronomy / Condition / Cards 38/40 (missing 11 and 14)+ one damaged (part has been cut away) (colored photocopies of the missing cards can be provided) otherwise in very good condition colored in 5/6 colorers / Box - original (worn at corners) with label which is slightly scuffed but shows the picture of the telescope and the globe.
Postage / As postage often changes it will be provided at time of purchase. Postage will be at cost rounded up to the nearest £1.00 to cover packaging.
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