Lot 600: Carnan (T., and Newbery, F., publishers). The Newtonian System of Philosophy, adapted to the Capacities of Young Gentlemen and Ladies, and familiarized and made entertaining by Objects with which they are intimately acquainted: being The Substance of Six Lectures read to the Lilliputian Society, by Tom Telescope, A.M. and collected and methodized for the Benefit of the Youth of these Kingdoms, by their Old Friend Mr. Newbery, in St. Paul's Church-Yard..., 5th edition, 1779, nine engraved plates, including one of Mount Vesuvius, one plate with tip of blank upper corner torn away, letterpress engravings, publisher's advertisements at rear, lightly toned, some leaves starting, lacking front free endpaper, early manuscript name partially obliterated on front pastedown, original pictorial buff boards, rubbed and corners showing, sometime crudely rebacked, 12mo in 6s. Roscoe J348(5). (1)
Dominic Winter's Children’s & Illustrated Books Auction June 2015
Thursday, 11th June 2015
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