** RARE ** Eclipses & The Theory of the Tides James Reynolds Circa 1850


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

Condition Of Chart: This is is a Very Good Copy of this Educational Chart Undated But Circa 1850.
The main diagram shows both Eclipses of the Sun and of The Moon coupled with The Theory of the Tides being ‘The Neap Tide’ and ‘The Spring Tide’ so there are 6 coloured illustrations in total.At the bottom of the chart there is further detailed text with an explanation of The Tides.The chart remains in good condition with just one small 1cm closed tear to the bottom section.Measures 11” by 9” Circa 1850

Reynolds produced some wonderful educational astronomical charts from around
1840 to around 1860.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 diagrams

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