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    Sale 5429

    Travel, Science & Natural History

    24 September 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 19

    An Italian Telescope

    LEONARDO SEMITECOLO, 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    An Italian Telescope
    Leonardo Semitecolo, 18th century
    A three-draw, vellum-covered card-bodied telescope with horn fittings, with lines marked on the vellum for focus, brass dust-covers (eye-cover missing), the green-stained body-tube with tooled decorations, signed LEONARDO SEMITECOLO.
    13in. (33cm.) long shut


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