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38a. Officina (left), Pyxis and Felis (right) in Johann von Littrow, Atlas, 1839

Officina (the printing press) was a Bode innovation. Pyxis was first introduced by Lacaille in 1756. The face of Felis the cat, another Bode invention, can be seen peering down at the compass.