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English: Plate III to accompany The Treatise on the Astrolabe.


Fig. 3. The 'Rewle' carrying two sights, which revolved at the back of the Astrolabe.


Fig. 4. The central 'Pin,' shewn with the 'Wedge' inserted through it.


Fig. 5. One of the Tables or discs, used by being dropped within the depression on the front of the Astrolabe. They were marked differently, according to the latitude of the place. The one here drawn is suitable for the latitude of Oxford, nearly.
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Source The Complete Works of Geoffrey Chaucer, Vol. III.
Author Walter W. Skeat

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