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Lot 259: [PURSHALL, Conyers]. [An Essay at the Mechanism of the Macrocosm: or the Dependance (sic) of Effects Upon Their Causes]. [London:  F. Collins, 1705?]. 8vo. Lacking title page and all before A2, small tear at pp.89/90 with loss to text, two other pages torn without loss, light browning). Contemporary calf (back strip partially lacking, upper board lacking, worn). The main subject of this work is astronomy,, including Sir Isaac Newton's hypothesis about colours and the ebbing and flowing of the sea. With a miscellaneous collection of books including: Charles Pickering's The Races of Man (London, 1850) and  Nathaniel Wanley's The Wonder of the Little World or, A General History of man (London, 1788). Sold not subject to return. (7)

Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts

by Chiswick Auctions

November 30, 2016

Acton, London, United Kingdom

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  • [PURSHALL, Conyers]. [An Essay at the Mechanism of the Macrocosm: or the Dependance (sic) of Effects Upon Their Causes]. [London:  F. Collins, 1705?]. 8vo. Lacking title page and all before A2, small tear at pp.89/90 with loss to text, two other pages torn without loss, light browning). Contemporary calf (back strip partially lacking, upper board lacking, worn). The main subject of this work is astronomy,, including Sir Isaac Newton's hypothesis about colours and the ebbing and flowing of the sea. With a miscellaneous collection of books including: Charles Pickering's The Races of Man (London, 1850) and  Nathaniel Wanley's The Wonder of the Little World or, A General History of man (London, 1788). Sold not subject to return. (7)
  • [PURSHALL, Conyers]. [An Essay at the Mechanism of the Macrocosm: or the Dependance (sic) of Effects Upon Their Causes]. [London:  F. Collins, 1705?]. 8vo. Lacking title page and all before A2, small tear at pp.89/90 with loss to text, two other pages torn without loss, light browning). Contemporary calf (back strip partially lacking, upper board lacking, worn). The main subject of this work is astronomy,, including Sir Isaac Newton's hypothesis about colours and the ebbing and flowing of the sea. With a miscellaneous collection of books including: Charles Pickering's The Races of Man (London, 1850) and  Nathaniel Wanley's The Wonder of the Little World or, A General History of man (London, 1788). Sold not subject to return. (7)
  • [PURSHALL, Conyers]. [An Essay at the Mechanism of the Macrocosm: or the Dependance (sic) of Effects Upon Their Causes]. [London:  F. Collins, 1705?]. 8vo. Lacking title page and all before A2, small tear at pp.89/90 with loss to text, two other pages torn without loss, light browning). Contemporary calf (back strip partially lacking, upper board lacking, worn). The main subject of this work is astronomy,, including Sir Isaac Newton's hypothesis about colours and the ebbing and flowing of the sea. With a miscellaneous collection of books including: Charles Pickering's The Races of Man (London, 1850) and  Nathaniel Wanley's The Wonder of the Little World or, A General History of man (London, 1788). Sold not subject to return. (7)
  • [PURSHALL, Conyers]. [An Essay at the Mechanism of the Macrocosm: or the Dependance (sic) of Effects Upon Their Causes]. [London:  F. Collins, 1705?]. 8vo. Lacking title page and all before A2, small tear at pp.89/90 with loss to text, two other pages torn without loss, light browning). Contemporary calf (back strip partially lacking, upper board lacking, worn). The main subject of this work is astronomy,, including Sir Isaac Newton's hypothesis about colours and the ebbing and flowing of the sea. With a miscellaneous collection of books including: Charles Pickering's The Races of Man (London, 1850) and  Nathaniel Wanley's The Wonder of the Little World or, A General History of man (London, 1788). Sold not subject to return. (7)
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Description: [PURSHALL, Conyers]. [An Essay at the Mechanism of the Macrocosm: or the Dependance (sic) of Effects Upon Their Causes]. [London:  F. Collins, 1705?]. 8vo. Lacking title page and all before A2, small tear at pp.89/90 with loss to text, two other pages torn without loss, light browning). Contemporary calf (back strip partially lacking, upper board lacking, worn). The main subject of this work is astronomy,, including Sir Isaac Newton's hypothesis about colours and the ebbing and flowing of the sea. With a miscellaneous collection of books including: Charles Pickering's The Races of Man (London, 1850) and  Nathaniel Wanley's The Wonder of the Little World or, A General History of man (London, 1788). Sold not subject to return. (7)

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