John Bevis, Celestial Map, Uranographia Britannica 1786
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|John Bevis (1693-1771), Cetus Tab XXXI, from Unranographia Britannica (Atlas Celeste), circa 1786. This is a copper plate chart published by John Neale of London and issued for sale in 1786. The plate is inscribed at the bottom "To His Grace Thomas Duke of Newcastle, This Table is Most Humbly Inscrib'd". Newcastle (1693-1786) was Prime Minister of Great Britain and was best known for leading the country into the Seven Years War. Lightly toned with mat marks on the edges, otherwise very good. The dimensions are 15.75" by 12.75", image. The framed dimensions are 22.5" by 20.25". Framed in a giltwood frame with a silk mat.|