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Lot #409
DepartmentBooks
Sold For$190.00(hammer price)
 $228.00(price including buyer's premium)
Last UpdatedDecember 8, 2017

Description

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Seven titles. 1) n.a., The Construction of Maps and Globes. London: T. Horne, J. Knapton, et al., 1717. Illus. 16mo. Brown leather. Wear throughout. Marginalia. 2) Wilson, Henry, Trigonometry Improv'd and Projection of the Sphere, Made Easy. London: J. Senex, 1720. Eight fold-out illustrations. 16mo. Brown leather. Lacking front board. Remaining binding significantly worn. Scattered staining and marginalia in several hands. 3) Buffier, P., Nouveau Traite de la Sphere. Lyon: Amable Leroy, 1801. Sixteen fold-out maps. 16mo. Tree calf. Light wear throughout. 4) Lathrop, John, A Compendious Treatise on the Use of Globes & Maps. Boston: Wells and Lilly and J. W. Burditt, 1821. Two tipped-in fold-out illustrations. 12mo. Ex-lib Essex Institute. Tree calf with gilt lettering. Light wear throughout. Marginalia. 5) Yonge, Ena L., A Catalogue of Early Globes: Made Prior to 1850 and Conserved in the United States. New York: American Geographical Society, 1968. O. Green paper. Very light wear. 6) Martin, Benjamin, The Description and Use of Both the Globes. London: n.d. Illus. Ex-lib Lowell City Library. 12mo. Brown leather. Spine broken in two. Wear throughout. 7) Keith, Thomas, New Treatise on the Use of the Globes. Lacking publication information because of significant losses to title page. Five fold-out illustrations. Ex-lib Lowell City Library. O. Brown leather. Water staining and foxing throughout.

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