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Inventory no. 34440 - Former Display Label

French ASTRONOMICAL COMPENDIUM
c.1630

Gilt brass and silver; with original silk-lined box covered with embossed leather. Unsigned and undated.

Includes:
1. A nocturnal and a wind-vane.

2. A compass-rose.

3. A compass (needle missing) and a table giving the latitudes of 20 places.

4. A compartment in which the wind-vane may be kept.

5. A horizontal dial, for latitude c.45°, with a compass.

6. A universal equinoctial dial (gnomon missing) for latitudes 30°-60°, with a lunar volvelle.

[F. 184]
Lewis Evans Collection.

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