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HOMANN, Johann Baptist,


Geographische Universal-Zeig und Schlag-Uhr.
Nuremberg. [c.1720].

Original hand-coloured engraving Slight split towards bottom of centre-fold, nice colour, generally very good condition.

A fascinating chart in the shape of a clock showing how the sun's light moves about the earth during a whole day. The text panel describe the universal clock, built by Nuremberg clockmaker Zacharias Landteck. The globe is at the centre of the clock and features California as an island; this is surrounded by day and night skies and then a ring of Zodiac signs and a 24 hour clock.

Price £ 800.00
Stock Code 51553
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