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The double-headed eagle, representing the Holy Roman Empire, stands on a bobbin holding in its wings the outer sphere of the universe showing the elements of time from which the world is made: months, days, planets, signs of the zodiac, etc. Engraving by P. Miotte.
- Miotte, Pierre.
Merlinus liberatus. Being an almanack for the year of our redemption, 1752. Being Bissextile, or Leap-Year. And from the Creation of the World, according to the best History, 5701. And the 60th of our Deliverance by K. William. from Popery, and Arbitrary Government. But the 56th from the Horrid, Popish, High-Church, Jacobite Plot. Wherein is contain'd all Things fitting and useful for such a Work, as an Ephemeris of the Daily Motion of the Planets, with their Various Configurations, Aspects, Conjunctions, Lunations, Eclipses, Astronomical, Astrological Meteorological Observations, the Rising and Setting of the Sun, Moon, Planets and fixed Stars, Illustrated with Tables of the Tides, Terms, and Daily Equation of Clocks, Length and Break of Day, &c. Also Philosophical Dissertations on the Computation of Time, Creation and Stellary Influence. To which is prefix'd, The Protestant Remembrancer being an account of the Wicked, Horrid, Popish Plots against the Protestants. Calculated for the Meridian of London, Whose Longitude Latitude is 24 51 Degrees 20 32 Minutes. By John Partridge.
- Partridge, John, 1644-1715.