MOON: Der Mond und Seine Gebirge. La Lune et ses Montagnes. Friedrich Johann Justin BERTUCH. Weimar
Author: Friedrich Johann Justin BERTUCH (1747 – 1822).
Place and Year: Weimar 1796
Technique: Copper engraving with orignal colour, accompanied with one text sheet (Good condition, hardly noticeable age-toned), 24 x 19.5 cm (9.4 x 7.7 inches).
Originally coloured print shows a map of the Moon and a diagram showcasing the diameters of the Earth, Moon and Venus.
The print was issued in an monumental children's encyclopedia Bilderbuch für Kinder by Friedrich Johann Justin Bertuch (1747 – 1822). This famous work in 12 volumes was published in Weimar between 1790 and 1830, and included 1185 plates and 6000 illustrations.
Availability: In stock