Antique Prints of Optics, Telescopes, Microscopes, Eyeglasses, etc.

Take a look at these historic prints of optical subjects. Prints are in good condition unless otherwise mentioned.
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Les Loupes

Description: Three scientists regard mushrooms through looking glasses. Almost an incunabila of lithography (which ended in 1821)

Type of print: lithograph

Lithographer: Edme-Jean Pigal (1798-1872)

Publication: ďAlbum Comique"

Published by: Ambroise Tardieu

Printed by: Langlume

Where: Paris

When: 1823

Measurements: 17 x 21,3 cm (6.7 x 8.4")

Condition: Very good

$ 150.00

Order Nr. OPTIC236825


"L Exposition des Insectes. - Projection photographique du phylloxora pendant une conference"
( Projecting the image of a flea )

Wood engraving after M. Valney, 1874. Reverse side is printed.

17.5 x 22.7 cm ( 6.8 x 8.9 ")

$ 35.00

Order Nr. OPTIC237317 SOLD


"Various forms of spectacles, Photometer or Light Measurer, Transit Instrument, Altitude and Azimuth Circle, Detached Transit Level, Bord's Repeating Circle, Level Collimater"

Wood engravings ca 1880. On the reverse side is text ( in English ) about the various instruments.

Page size: 33 x 24.5 cm ( 12.9 x 9.6 ")

$ 45.00

Order Nr. OPTIC243737


"Das elektrische Episkop im Hoersall des Professor Dr. Stricker in Wien"

Wood engraving after M. Ledeli ca 1890. Reverse side is printed. Overall light age toning.

15.2 x 22.8 cm ( 6 x 9 ")

$ 45.00

Order Nr. MEDICINE237953


Optics

Copper etching ca 1800. In the upper left is a magic lantern. The lower half is a Micrometer.
Small, repaired tear on upper margin edge. Clean print.

Page size: 27 x 19.5 cm ( 10.6 x 7.6 ")

$ 75.00

Order Nr. OPTIC235757


"Instruction Religieuse Au Maroc" ( Notice the glasses !)

Wood engraving by Baude after a painting by M. Hirsch, 1885.
Reverse side is printed. Minor signs of age and use.

21 x 28.8 cm ( 8.2 x 11.3 ")

$ 85.00

Order Nr. ISLAMICCULTURE241409


Fritz Gehrke. Eine Kunstlerherberge am gruenen Rhein.
( An artists´ meeting place on the green Rhine)

Wood engraving printed in color after a painting by Fritz Gehrke ca 1885.
Reverse side is printed. Small crease and repair in lower left margin corner.

23 x 34.8 cm ( 9 x 13.7 ")

$ 45.00

Order Nr. WINE236106


"Miltons Besuch bei Galilei" ( Milton´s visit to Galileo )

Wood engraving made after the painting by Annibale Gatti. Published ca 1880.
Reverse side is printed.

16.5 x 24.8 cm ( 6.4 x 9.7 ")

$ 35.00

Order Nr. OPTIC236923


Images: Equatorial instrument, Mural circle at Greenwich Observatory, Eudiometer, Anemometer, Sextant, Fahrenheit´s Thermometer, Mercurial Pendulum and Theodolite.

Wood engraving published ca 1885. Reverse side is printed. Some light scattered spotting.

Page size: 35 x 24.5 cm ( 13.7 x 9.6 ")

$ 45.00

Order Nr. OPTIC236917


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