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    Sale 5808

    Travel, Science & Natural History

    8 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 53

    HERSCHEL, William (1738-1822). The Scientific Papers ... including early papers hitherto unpublished ... with a biographical introduction compiled mainly from unpublished material. London: The Royal Society and the Royal Astronomical Society, 1912. 2 volumes. 4° (304 x 230mm). Half titles, plates and tables, some folding (some dampstaining to lower margins of vol. II, some mainly marginal spotting). Original buckram-backed blue cloth gilt (spines lightly stained, corners lightly bumped and rubbed). Provenance: J.L.E. DREYER (armorial bookplate).

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    HERSCHEL, William (1738-1822). The Scientific Papers ... including early papers hitherto unpublished ... with a biographical introduction compiled mainly from unpublished material. London: The Royal Society and the Royal Astronomical Society, 1912. 2 volumes. 4° (304 x 230mm). Half titles, plates and tables, some folding (some dampstaining to lower margins of vol. II, some mainly marginal spotting). Original buckram-backed blue cloth gilt (spines lightly stained, corners lightly bumped and rubbed). Provenance: J.L.E. DREYER (armorial bookplate).

    GUNTHER, Robert T. The Astrolabes of the World. Oxford: Printed at the University, 1932. 2 volumes, 4° (290 x 227mm). Half titles, plates and illustrations. Original cream cloth gilt (very lightly soiled).

    With P. Whitfield's The Mapping of the Heavens (London, 1995). (5)


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