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    Sale 5428

    Travel, Science & Natural History

    23 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 269

    STEVENSON, Edward Luther. Terrestrial and Celestial Globes. Their History and Construction. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1921. 2 volumes, 8°. Half titles, titles printed in red and black, half tone plates and illustrations. Original red cloth gilt (a few light stains, extremities lightly rubbed).

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    STEVENSON, Edward Luther. Terrestrial and Celestial Globes. Their History and Construction. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1921. 2 volumes, 8°. Half titles, titles printed in red and black, half tone plates and illustrations. Original red cloth gilt (a few light stains, extremities lightly rubbed).

    With 4 other books of related interest, Ernst Zinner's Deutsche und Niederlandische Astronomische Instrumente des 11.-18. Jahrhunderts (Munich, 1967), Robert T. Gunther's The Astrolables of the World (London, reprinted 1976, 2 vols. in one), J. H. Leopold's Astronomen Sterne Geräte (Luzern, 1986) and J. A. Bennett's The Divided Circle. A History of Instruments for Astronomy, Navigation and Surveying (Oxford, 1987). (6)


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