Heralds of Science 14; Honeyman V, 1920. (3)" /> LAPLACE, PIERRE SIMON DE, <I>Marquis.</I> Traité de Mécanique Céleste. Paris: Duprat, 1798/99-1802 and Courcier, 1805. Engraved folding plate (in vol. IV). <I>4 (of 5) volumes bound in 3, 4to, contemporary calf, dried, covers detached, vol. III and IV bound in one vol., calf-backed boards, lower spine end defective.</I> FIRST EDITION, first state of titles to vol. I and II dated "An VII". The fifth volume was published 1825. PMM 252; Grolier/Horblit 63; Dibner <I>Heralds of Science</I> 14; Honeyman V, 1920. (3) | Christie's