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Hardback, 9 x 6.5 inches. In contemporary half-binding with leather to spine and marbled paper covered boards. Gilt lettering to lather spine label. In very good condition. Contemporary binding, corners slightly bumped. Neat inscription to title page “George Sloggett.” Some minor darkening to page edges and corners of first plate. Plates all very clean and crisp throughout. A couple of small foxing spots to text pages at rear, else a very clean and tight copy. Excellently preserved. 8pp + 40pp. Complete with 30 B&W engraved double-page plates of Astrological maps/star charts, showing signs of the Zodiac, plus one additional map drawn by hand. Orange colouring/highlighting to main observable stars, (on Zodiac plates only). In French Language.
Title: Atlas Céleste de Flamsteed, Approuve par L'Académie Royale des Sciences, et Publie sous le privilege de cette compagnie. Seconde Edition. (Celestial Atlas of Flamsteed, Approved by The Royal Academy of Sciences, and Published under the privilege of this company. Second Edition.)
Publisher: Paris, Chez F. G. Deschamps, 1776 2nd:
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Seller ID: 82699
Keywords: ASTRONOMY FORTIN, M.J.: Celestial Atlas, The Royal Academy of Sciences, Second Edition, Chez F. G. Deschamps, contemporary binding, 30 B&W engraved double-page plates, illustrations, stars, astronomy, hemispheres, zodiac, star signs, heavens,