Peking Celestial Observatory China Night Sky c.1840 charming hand colored printBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Observatoire de Pe-King.
(Asia, China, Bejing, Celestial observations, Science, Observatory, Armillary Sphere).
Issued c.1840-50, Paris. Engraved by Lemaitre.
Delightful small engraved print, with lovely hand color.
Nice looking example, pleasing age patina, any minor age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Sheet Measures c. 5 1/2"H x 8 1/2"W.
Engraved Area Measures c. 3 3/4"H x 5 3/4"W.