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Print, Title Page for The Lunar Planispheres, by John Russell, 1809

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Inventory Number: 22749
Object Type: Object
Persons: John Russell
Date Created: 1809
Subject Classification(s): Moon Astronomy Prints Collection  
Brief Description: A giant printed title page accompanying Russell's 'Lunar Planispheres' (11958 and 87967); there is also a giant version of the descriptive text (11960). They are essentially the same as the ordinary printed pamphlet. In modern Museum frame.
Primary Inscriptions: Reads: 'The Lunar Planispheres, Engraved by the late John Russell, Esq R.A. from His Original Drawings. With a Description. || London: Printed by William Bulmer and Company, Cleveland-Row, St. James's, for the editor, William Russell, 17, Newman-Street; and sold by W. Faden, ... 1809.'.
Provenance: Presented by the Radcliffe Trustees. From the Radcliffe Observatory, Oxford.
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Material(s): Paper

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