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    Landmarks of Science & Medicine from the Library of Andras Gedeon

    23 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 157

    HOOKE, Robert (1635-1702). Lectiones Cutlerianae, or a Collection of Lectures: Physical, Mechanical, Geographical & Astronomical ... To which are added Divers Miscellaneous Discourses. London: for John Martyn, 1679. 4° (220 x 155mm). 16 engraved plates only (of 17, missing plate supplied in facsimile), all but 3 folding (a little light spotting and discolouration). Contemporary sprinkled calf (rebacked with original spine preserved, corners worn). Provenance: Bridgewater Library (large engraved bookplate) -- THE NORMAN COPY (book-label).

    Price Realised  

    HOOKE, Robert (1635-1702). Lectiones Cutlerianae, or a Collection of Lectures: Physical, Mechanical, Geographical & Astronomical ... To which are added Divers Miscellaneous Discourses. London: for John Martyn, 1679. 4° (220 x 155mm). 16 engraved plates only (of 17, missing plate supplied in facsimile), all but 3 folding (a little light spotting and discolouration). Contemporary sprinkled calf (rebacked with original spine preserved, corners worn). Provenance: Bridgewater Library (large engraved bookplate) -- THE NORMAN COPY (book-label).

    FIRST COLLECTED EDITION of Hooke's six Cutlerian lectures which originally appeared separately between 1674 and 1678 and were then collected and published in 1679 under a general title. Wing H2617; Keynes 23; Dibner 147; Norman 1099.


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