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Astronomical compendium for latitudes 42-54 North, leaves IIIa and Iib
It is split into six leaves and contains a table of latitudes, a horizontal dial, a lunar volvelle and almanac and a planispheric projection of the North celestial hemisphere. Leaf Ia displays a Prophatius astrolabe quadrant, inscribed as being a 'Device for finding the height of the Pole for any day desired'. Leaf Ib shows a map of central Europe marked with rivers, seas and hills, as well as a large number of towns.
- Image reference: D9017
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London