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1764 LARGE FRENCH SOLAR ECLIPSE ACROSS EUROPE MAP
1764 LARGE FRENCH SOLAR ECLIPSE ACROSS EUROPE MAP
This is a beautiful French map detailing a solar eclipse and the passage of the moon's shadow across Europe, April 1, 1764. Watermarked at left end with necklace enclosing pointed cross with attached pendant cross and at right end with indecipherable wording.

Includes embellished title cartouche and 2 circular diagrams of "Phases de l'éclipse telles qu'on les observera à Paris". From map: Passage de l'ombre de la Lune au travers de l'Europe dans l'éclipse de Soleil centrale et annulaire : qui s'observent le 1er avril 1764, depuis le Cap St. Vincent extrémité meridionale de l'Espagne, jusqu'au Cap Wardhus, dans la Mer Glaciale / calculé par Madame le Pauté de l'Académie royale des sciences de Beziers ; gravé par Madame Lattré ; gravé par Mad. Tardieu.

Trans: Passage of the Shadow of the Moon through Europe in the central solar eclipse and annular : Which occur on April 1, 1764, from Cape St. Vincent southern tip of Spain, Wardhus to Cape in the Arctic Ocean / calculated by Madam Pauta of the Royal Academy Science Beziers, engraved by Madame Lattré engraved by Mad. Tardieu.

 
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