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Auction archive: Lot number 179

MANUSCRIPT -- LONGITUDE]. Autograph manuscript, Copenhagen, 15 May 1767. 8 pages with integral blank, 34 lines per page, folio, WITH ORIGINAL RED WAX SEAL AND GREEN SILK CORDS , slight browning , in French. A report, including diagrams and calculatio...

Auction 19.04.1999
19 Apr 1999
Estimate
US$300 - US$500
Price realised:
US$978
Auction archive: Lot number 179

MANUSCRIPT -- LONGITUDE]. Autograph manuscript, Copenhagen, 15 May 1767. 8 pages with integral blank, 34 lines per page, folio, WITH ORIGINAL RED WAX SEAL AND GREEN SILK CORDS , slight browning , in French. A report, including diagrams and calculatio...

Auction 19.04.1999
19 Apr 1999
Estimate
US$300 - US$500
Price realised:
US$978
Beschreibung:

MANUSCRIPT -- LONGITUDE]. Autograph manuscript, Copenhagen, 15 May 1767. 8 pages with integral blank, 34 lines per page, folio, WITH ORIGINAL RED WAX SEAL AND GREEN SILK CORDS , slight browning , in French. A report, including diagrams and calculations, of the method for determining longitude on land or at sea, presented by "le sieur Schultz" to the Acadmie Royale des Sciences, Paris. One of a number of 18th-century attempts to resolve this age-old problem.

Auction archive: Lot number 179
Auction:
Datum:
19 Apr 1999
Auction house:
Christie's
New York, East
Beschreibung:

MANUSCRIPT -- LONGITUDE]. Autograph manuscript, Copenhagen, 15 May 1767. 8 pages with integral blank, 34 lines per page, folio, WITH ORIGINAL RED WAX SEAL AND GREEN SILK CORDS , slight browning , in French. A report, including diagrams and calculations, of the method for determining longitude on land or at sea, presented by "le sieur Schultz" to the Acadmie Royale des Sciences, Paris. One of a number of 18th-century attempts to resolve this age-old problem.

Auction archive: Lot number 179
Auction:
Datum:
19 Apr 1999
Auction house:
Christie's
New York, East
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