Early Scientific Instruments. Also horological advertisements
|Catalogue no: 1239
||Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
|Author(s): Dr. G.C. Williamson
|Total pages: 4
||Publication date: April, 1920
|Editor: C. Reginald Grundy
||Publisher: The Connoisseur
|Dimensions: 280mm x 220mm
||Related library records:
An article concerned mostly with Astrolabes and Orreries.
Two full page photographs included:
1. Astrolabe, 1527. Given to St. John's College in 1634 by Archbishop Laud.
2. Armillary Sphere (Orrery). Presented to the Bodleian Library by Sir John Bodley in 1601.
Also included are two advertisements of horological interest:
1. Shapland, 207 High Holborn, London. A Queen Anne musical longcase clock by Joseph Williamson, London. Photographs of dial with hood, and movement.
|Room location: Library Extension
|Make a research enquiry about this item