Provenance: House of Commons Library (armorials on covers and bookplate with disposal stamp)." /> WOLLASTON, Francis (1731-1815). <I>A Specimen of a General Astronomical Catalogue, arranged in Zones of North Polar Distance ... Containing a Comparative View of the Mean Positions of Stars, Nebulae, and Clusters of Stars.</I> London: G. and T. Wilkie, 1789. 2° (442 x 275mm). Tables, 3-page "advertisement" at end with 3 engraved diagrams, one full-page (some light staining mainly to margins of title). Later diced roan (worn, joints splitting, corners bumped, inner hinges reinforced). <I>Provenance</I>: House of Commons Library (armorials on covers and bookplate with disposal stamp).|
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    Sale 5808

    Travel, Science & Natural History

    8 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 68

    WOLLASTON, Francis (1731-1815). A Specimen of a General Astronomical Catalogue, arranged in Zones of North Polar Distance ... Containing a Comparative View of the Mean Positions of Stars, Nebulae, and Clusters of Stars. London: G. and T. Wilkie, 1789. 2° (442 x 275mm). Tables, 3-page "advertisement" at end with 3 engraved diagrams, one full-page (some light staining mainly to margins of title). Later diced roan (worn, joints splitting, corners bumped, inner hinges reinforced). Provenance: House of Commons Library (armorials on covers and bookplate with disposal stamp).

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    WOLLASTON, Francis (1731-1815). A Specimen of a General Astronomical Catalogue, arranged in Zones of North Polar Distance ... Containing a Comparative View of the Mean Positions of Stars, Nebulae, and Clusters of Stars. London: G. and T. Wilkie, 1789. 2° (442 x 275mm). Tables, 3-page "advertisement" at end with 3 engraved diagrams, one full-page (some light staining mainly to margins of title). Later diced roan (worn, joints splitting, corners bumped, inner hinges reinforced). Provenance: House of Commons Library (armorials on covers and bookplate with disposal stamp).


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