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Moxon, Joseph (1627-1691) A Tutor to Astronomie and Geographie: or an Easie and Speedy Way to Know the Use both the Globes, Coelestial

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3117B
Lot:
125
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Books & Manuscripts - 3117B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 20, 2018 12:00PM

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Moxon, Joseph (1627-1691) A Tutor to Astronomie and Geographie: or an Easie and Speedy Way to Know the Use both the Globes, Coelestial and Terrestrial. London: Printed by Joseph Moxon, and sold at his Shop on Corn-hill, at the signe of Atlas, 1659. First edition, quarto, engraved frontispiece bound opposite title, woodcut and engraved text illustrations, ex libris William Edward May, with his bookplate, bound in full contemporary speckled sheepskin, rebacked, with corners repaired, the foot of E1 torn with loss, some text leaves trimmed closely along bottom margin, 7 1/4 x 5 1/4 in.

*4, A-Z4, Aa-Ff4, B-F4.
http://estc.bl.uk/R23159
Estimate $2,500-3,500


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William Edward May, Book design, Bookplate, Ex Libris, Joseph Moxon, Moxon, London

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