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    Important Scientific Books: The Richard Green Library

    17 June 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 154

    GUILLEMIN, Amédée (1826-1893). The Applications of Physical Forces. Translated from the French by Mrs. Norman Lockyer, edited by J. Norman Lockyer. London: Macmillan and Co., 1877. 8o. Illustrated throughout. Original blue cloth, gilt, top edges gilt (extremities a bit rubbed). Provenance: Essex Institute (cancelled bookplate). FIRST ENGLISH EDITION. -- GUILLEMIN, Amédée. The Heavens: An Illustrated Handbook of Popular Astronomy. London: Richard Bentley, 1868. 8o. Illustrated throughout. Contemporary half maroon morocco, gilt (extremities rubbed). Provenance: W.E. Vogelback (signature). Third edition. -- GUILLEMIN, Amédée. Le Ciel: Notions d'Astronomie. Paris: L. Hachette et Cie., 1870. 8o. Illustrated throughout. (Some spotting.) Contemporary green morocco gilt (scuffed). Provenance: F.P. S. Kruse(?) signature dated 1870. Fourth edition. (3)

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    GUILLEMIN, Amédée (1826-1893). The Applications of Physical Forces. Translated from the French by Mrs. Norman Lockyer, edited by J. Norman Lockyer. London: Macmillan and Co., 1877. 8o. Illustrated throughout. Original blue cloth, gilt, top edges gilt (extremities a bit rubbed). Provenance: Essex Institute (cancelled bookplate). FIRST ENGLISH EDITION. -- GUILLEMIN, Amédée. The Heavens: An Illustrated Handbook of Popular Astronomy. London: Richard Bentley, 1868. 8o. Illustrated throughout. Contemporary half maroon morocco, gilt (extremities rubbed). Provenance: W.E. Vogelback (signature). Third edition. -- GUILLEMIN, Amédée. Le Ciel: Notions d'Astronomie. Paris: L. Hachette et Cie., 1870. 8o. Illustrated throughout. (Some spotting.) Contemporary green morocco gilt (scuffed). Provenance: F.P. S. Kruse(?) signature dated 1870. Fourth edition. (3)


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