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Positively the last times : theatre, Dover : Mr. D.F. Walker... has the honour to announce three astronomical lectures on the Eidouranion; or, large transparent orrery... to commence Saturday, 2d, Monday, 4th, and Tuesday, 5th, August, 1817.

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1817

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Description

Leaflet advertising a series of lectures about the earth in motion, the moon, tides, planets and satellites, probable construction of the universe, a new zodiac, a plurality of worlds and a comet that rises and falls 400 feet. These were accompanied by music on the celestina (an invention of Mr. Walker) and given at the Dover theatre in Summer 1817.

Publication/Creation

Dover : The Theatre, 1817 (Dover : Ledger and Pascall)

Physical description

1 broadside ; 29 cm

Notes

Printed by Ledger and Pascall, Snargate Street, Dover.

Language

  • English


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