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Astronomical Compendium, by Christoph Schissler, Augsburg, 1608

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Inventory Number: 49061
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Persons: Christoph Schissler (Maker (Signed by))
Date Created: Dated 1608
Place Created: Augsburg Germany Europe
Subject Classification(s): Lewis Evans Collection By Collection  
Accession Number: 1955-77
Brief Description: Last surviving Schissler instrument? Circular drum with hinged lid; lunar volvelle and aspectarium; map with index; inclining dial with inset compass and sprung folding gnomon; circular table of latitudes; suspension ring.
Primary Inscriptions: "CHRISTOPHORVS SCHISSLER SENIOR FACIEBAT AVGVSTÆ VIN: A.°. 1608." around edge.
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Material(s): Gilt and silvered brass


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