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Auction archive: Lot number 1

An Essay on Vision, Briefly Explaining the Fabric of the Eye, and the Nature of Vision

Estimate
US$200 - US$300
Price realised:
US$168
Auction archive: Lot number 1

An Essay on Vision, Briefly Explaining the Fabric of the Eye, and the Nature of Vision

Estimate
US$200 - US$300
Price realised:
US$168
Beschreibung:

Title: An Essay on Vision, Briefly Explaining the Fabric of the Eye, and the Nature of Vision Author: Adams, George Place London Publisher: For the Author Date: 1789 Description: viii, 153 pp. 14 page catalog of scientific instruments made and sold by George Adams at rear. Large folding frontispiece. (8vo) 20x13 cm (8x5") old marbled boards, leather backing. First Edition. An early guide to the eye and the nature of vision, the first to provide general information on the correct and incorrect use of spectacles and with a guide to the selection of eyeglasses. Lot Amendments Condition: Binding with amateur repairs, lacking front free endpaper; frontispiece detached; good. Item number: 245654

Auction archive: Lot number 1
Auction:
Datum:
13 Mar 2014
Auction house:
PBA Galleries
1233 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA 94109
United States
[email protected]
+1 (0)415 9892665
+1 (0)415 9891664
Beschreibung:

Title: An Essay on Vision, Briefly Explaining the Fabric of the Eye, and the Nature of Vision Author: Adams, George Place London Publisher: For the Author Date: 1789 Description: viii, 153 pp. 14 page catalog of scientific instruments made and sold by George Adams at rear. Large folding frontispiece. (8vo) 20x13 cm (8x5") old marbled boards, leather backing. First Edition. An early guide to the eye and the nature of vision, the first to provide general information on the correct and incorrect use of spectacles and with a guide to the selection of eyeglasses. Lot Amendments Condition: Binding with amateur repairs, lacking front free endpaper; frontispiece detached; good. Item number: 245654

Auction archive: Lot number 1
Auction:
Datum:
13 Mar 2014
Auction house:
PBA Galleries
1233 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA 94109
United States
[email protected]
+1 (0)415 9892665
+1 (0)415 9891664
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