Genuine antique copper-plate engraving by Eastgate for "Cyclopedia of Arts and Sciences. On An Entire New and Improved Plan..."Published "according to Act of Parliament Alexander Hogg, at the Kings Arms No16 Paternoster Row" circa 1788
Condition: Excellent printed on hand-made "laid paper" with complete plate-mark 230 x 375mm. Discolouration on top edge outside plate-mark.
Diallling and we think of telephany but in 1788 the title of this book gives more contemporary context: "The Young Gentleman's Astronomy, Chronology and Dialling, containing such elements of the said Arts or Sciences, as the most useful and easy to be known" Published in 1736. This was all about Astronomy and Mathematics! In the bottom Right there is a "Tide Dial".