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Ferguson, James (1710-1776) Select Mechanical Exercises: Shewing how to Construct Different Clocks, Orreries, and Sun-Dials.

Auction:
2865B
Lot:
168
Sold for:
$123$100

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2865B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 15, 2015 11:00AM

Description:

Ferguson, James (1710-1776) Select Mechanical Exercises: Shewing how to Construct Different Clocks, Orreries, and Sun-Dials. London: for Strahan and Cadell, 1773.
First edition, octavo, with half-title, illustrated with nine folding engravings; in contemporary boards rebacked in library buckram, 8 1/4 x 5 in.
Estimate $200-300


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London, Buckram, Clocks, Octavo, Sundial

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