Machines of Ctesiphon Metagenes and Paconius Plate II


Copper Plate Engraving by J. Basire [c1768]

Stock code: MIL1432
Sales price: £25.00

Printed by W H Toms at Union Court, Nr. Hatton Gardens, London

Description: An attractive antique print on Military Art from the History of the Arts & Sciences of the Ancients (Rollins). Machines of Ctesiphon Metagenes and Paconius for removing great stones. Fig. I, Fig II and Fig III letters and symbols on print.

Condition: Very Good. Mounted in acid free board – dark ‘School Grey’ surround. The engraving has a 2 fold lines as at publication. No description sheet available.

Plate size:            21 cm x 14 cm  (8 ¼“ x 5 ½“)

Mount:                  30,5 cm x 25,5 cm  (12” x 10”)

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