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Wilkins, John (1614-1672) Mercury; or the Secret and Swift Messenger. Shewing How a Man may with Privacy and Speed Communicate his Thou

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2865B
Lot:
318
Sold for:
$246$200

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

Description:

Wilkins, John (1614-1672) Mercury; or the Secret and Swift Messenger. Shewing How a Man may with Privacy and Speed Communicate his Thoughts to a Friend at any Distance. London: Baldwin, 1694.
Octavo, second edition, lacking initial ?blank A1, publisher's advertisements present at end; bound in full modern calf, pages delicate, browning throughout, 6 x 4 in.
Estimate $400-600

A7 (lacking initial ?blank A1), B-M8.


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London, Market data, Mercury, MESSENGER, Privacy, Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication

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