Translator. Mécanique céleste. By the Marquis de La Place...with a memoir of the translator, by his son, Nathaniel Ingersoll Bowditch. Boston, 1839. Plates. 4to, original cloth-backed printed boards, upper cover nearly detached, worn; text and plates foxed, ex-library copy (Essex Institute), with stamps and bookplate. PRESENTATION COPY, INSCRIBED BY NATHANIEL I. BOWDITCH TO EMERSON on the presentation leaf: "Rev. Dr. Emerson, with the respects of the Author [i.e. of the Memoir] Boston July 18, 1839." Additionally inscribed on the upper cover: "Rev. Dr. Emerson from the Author." Printed as part of the fourth Volume of Bowditch's Translation of the Mécanique Céleste, this "small extra edition of the Memoir" was prepared in a limited quantity for presentation purposes. (2) " /> [EMERSON, RALPH WALDO]. YOUMANS, EDWARD L. The Correlation and Conservation of Forces: A Series of Expositions, by Prof. Grove, Prof. Helmholtz, Dr. Mayer, Dr. Faraday... New York, 1865. <I>8vo, original green cloth, pull at head of spine; ex-library copy (Cary Memorial Library), with circulation slips on rear endpapers.</I> PRESENTATION COPY, INSCRIBED BY EMERSON on the front free endpaper: "R.W. Emerson to C[arlton] A. Staples, with grateful regards. Feb. 1865." -- BOWDITCH, NATHANIEL, <I>Translator.</I> Mécanique céleste. By the Marquis de La Place...with a memoir of the translator, by his son, Nathaniel Ingersoll Bowditch. Boston, 1839. Plates. <I>4to, original cloth-backed printed boards, upper cover nearly detached, worn; text and plates foxed, ex-library copy (Essex Institute), with stamps and bookplate.</I> PRESENTATION COPY, INSCRIBED BY NATHANIEL I. BOWDITCH TO EMERSON on the presentation leaf: "Rev. Dr. Emerson, with the respects of the Author [i.e. of the <I>Memoir</I>] Boston July 18, 1839." Additionally inscribed on the upper cover: "Rev. Dr. Emerson from the Author." Printed as part of the fourth Volume of Bowditch's Translation of the <I>Mécanique Céleste</I>, this "small extra edition of the Memoir" was prepared in a limited quantity for presentation purposes. (2) | Christie's