4 guide to a forthcoming solar eclipse in Philadelphia 109


Description: POULSON, John. [Broadsheet guide to a forthcoming solar eclipse in Philadelphia]
Approaching Solar Eclipse. The lovers of Astronomical Science will perhaps be highly gratified with the opportunity which may on Monday be afforded them, of beholding this interesting phenomenon... Philadelphia: printed by John Poulson, n.d., but 1806. Letterpress broadsheet with wood-engraved diagram and border. Sheet 535 x 220mm. Repair to split in fold repaired with loss of a line of text..
Broadsheet with a wood engraved diagram of the phases of the solar eclipse due on June 16, 1806, as seen from Philadelphia. The author notes: "we shall not be favored, in this city... with a view of a total obscuration of the solar disk, which... may be observed by the inhabitants of some parts of New York, and of the Eastern States.." [«]
Technique: Price in Pound Sterling 3,500.- In case of difference between prices in Sterling and Euro the Sterling price prevails.
  • Number: 1090169 (11962)
  • Dealer: Speculum Orbis Nauticum

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