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A Library telescope by Dollond, London. Mounted on a solid brass tripod stand with cabriole legs and spade feet. The telescope has a mahogany barrel with single draw tube and rack and pinion fine adjustment tube operated by a thumb wheel to the side of the main barrel. The optics consist of a 2" achromatic objective lens and four lens eyepiece which is contained in a segmented brass tube with a flared eye-cup. They are in good order and the scope offers a clear sharp image. Signed Dollond London on the brass back plate of the barrel. 590mm high, 1440mm wide and 360mm deep. English. Circa 1790.

A Library Telescope By Dollond, London

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