** RARE ** Astronomical Chart The Theory of the Seasons James Reynolds

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James Reynolds (Designed and Engraved in Colour By John Emslie) : The Theory of the Seasons and The Signs of the Zodiac Published By James Reynolds London Undated But Circa 1848-1850 ……….. Rare Educational Chart……………..  (see pics)   

Condition Of Chart: This is is a Very Good Copy of this Educational Chart Undated But Circa 1848 – 1850.
 The main diagram shows the Earth’s rotation around the Sun and is surrounded by a set of the Zodiac which give the names and symbols .It also depicts the different seasons and the relevant positions of the equinoxes.At the bottom of the chart are detailed text that explain the phenomena  and solstices are marked. Text at the corners describes the Zodiac and the Earth, and a longer text at the bottom explains the Phenomena of the Seasons.

N.B.James
Reynolds produced some wonderful educational astronomical charts from around
1840 to around 1870.They were invariably hand coloured on card with some notes of
explanation etc.Some had very clever tissue insets so that when held up to the
light they illuminated the picture as if by magic and there are some wonderful
transparent images produced to illuminate the sky.He produced v
arious aspects
of astronomy such as stars and constellations,comets,eclipses and planets near
and far from Earth.John
Emslie 1813 to 1875 was the principal artist and engraver of these wonderful
charts



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