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Quadrans Muralis Sive Tichonius

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Quadrans Muralis Sive Tichonius : L. Hulsius

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An attractive and well-known portrait of Tycho Brahe and his assistants showing the quadrant in use from "Tychonis Brahe Astronomiae Instauratea Mechanica". Brahe invented the majority of his instruments with his wall quadrant enabling one to observe very accurately the passage of the stars.
mapmaker: L. Hulsius
place and date of publication: Nuremberg 1586-1602-
medium and colour: copperplate, Uncoloured
size in mm: 275 by 160mm (10.75 by 6.25 inches).
ref: 27876

Price: £ 560

 
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