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Seventeen Engravings by James Ferguson After J. Mynde

Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2900T Location: Boston Date / Time: June 01, 2016 12:00PM


Seventeen Engravings by James Ferguson After J. Mynde, England, probably 18th century, one image titled "The Orrery, made by James Ferguson" likely used as the frontispiece for the second edition of Astronomy explained upon Sir Isaac Newton's principles, published London, 1757, other engravings include diagrams, representations of instruments, some titled, most cropped close to the image, some restored, and many with creasing, soiling, small losses, and imperfections.
Estimate $300-500

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