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Astronomical and Geographical Essays

Auction:
2502
Lot:
353
Sold for:
$296$250

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2502
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 01, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Astronomical and Geographical Essays, London: George Adams, 1789, xviv + 665 with 15pp. catalogue of instruments, 21 folding plates
Uncut, untrimmed, as issued in paper-covered boards with paper spine, some tattering to top of spine, with bookplates of Skene Library and Ted Crom inside front cover and housed in a modern clamshell box with leather spine.
Estimate $800-1,200

Keywords

George Adams, London, Skene Library, Ted Crom, Book, Book design, Bookbinding, Graphic design, Printing