Lot 443: Emerson (William)

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Lot 443: Emerson (William). Cyclomathesis: or an Easy Introduction to the Several Branches of the Mathematics, Being Principally Designed for the Instruction of Young Students, Before they enter upon the more Abstruse and Difficult Parts Thereof, 1st collected edition, 10 volumes bound as 9, 1770, 180 folding engraved plates, scattered minor spotting, armorial bookplate of the collector William Constable, FRS & FAS to all front pastedowns, contemporary polished calf with gilt-titled leather spine labels, a little rubbed and a few joints slightly cracking at extremities, 8vo. This rare collection covers not only the various branches of mathematics but also optics, mechanics, astronomy, geography, navigation, dialing, combination, chronology and surveying. ESTC T77582, listing only five locations. (9) Dominic Winter's Travel & Natural History, Early Printed Books, Maps, Globes & Decorative Prints, Science & Mathematics, Bookbinding Equipment Auction July 2015 Wednesday, 15th July 2015 Estimate: £1500-1800
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