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Lamb, Francis (fl. circa 1673) Astroscopium: or Two Hemispheres, Containing all the Northern and Southern Constellations.

Auction:
3117B
Lot:
103
Sold for:
$5,228$4,250

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3117B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 20, 2018 12:00PM

Description:

Lamb, Francis (fl. circa 1673) Astroscopium: or Two Hemispheres, Containing all the Northern and Southern Constellations. London: Printed by W. Leybourn, for the author, and are to be sold by R. Morden at the Atlas in Cornhil, 1673. First edition, octavo, folding engraving of the constellations in the two hemispheres tipped onto B1 (first leaf of text); folding engraved illustration tipped onto page 37; double page engraving bound between E2 and F1; bound in full contemporary sheepskin, sympathetically rebacked, with a new label, period style, 6 1/4 x 3 7/8 in.

A6, B-D8, E2, F-G8.
http://estc.bl.uk/R41264
Estimate $3,000-5,000


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