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Three Volumes. Hardback, 7.5 x 5 ins. Quarter bound green calf leather and marbled paper boards, with maroon leather spine labels lettered in gilt, with raised banding and gilt floral decorations to spines. Green endpapers and speckled page edges. In very good conditions. Some rubbing and wear to extremities; corners bumped and rubbed, edges rubbed, rubbing to ends of spines with chip to top end of vol.1. Some fading to spines, some small surface chips to leather around edges. Bookplates to endpapers “M. & E.V. Bowater.” Title and frontis darkened in vol.1. Some mild to moderate foxing to pages and plates in all volumes. Plates in vol.1. mostly all guarded. Overall a clean and tight set. 3 vols : 254, 222 & 241pp. Illustrated with 58 B&W engraved plates (7 are fold-out) including Maps.
Title: Thoughts on Some Important Points Relating to The System of The World. The Phenomena and Order of The Solar System; AND, Views of the Architecture of the Heavens (In A Series of Letters to A Lady.) In Three Volumes.
Publisher: Edinburgh, William Tate, 1846 1st; 1838 1st; 1838 2nd.:
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Seller ID: 83229
Keywords: SCIENCE NICHOL, asronomy, stars, solar system, planets, comets, stars, maps, charts, engravings, leather, fine binding, 1838, 1846, tate, natural history, science,