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Auction archive: Lot number 336

Bacon (Francis). Bacon (Francis). The Naturall and Experimentall History of Winds, 1653

Estimate
£200 - £300
ca. US$250 - US$376
Price realised:
n. a.
Auction archive: Lot number 336

Bacon (Francis). Bacon (Francis). The Naturall and Experimentall History of Winds, 1653

Estimate
£200 - £300
ca. US$250 - US$376
Price realised:
n. a.
Beschreibung:

Bacon (Francis). The Naturall and Experimentall History of Winds, &c., Translated into English by R.G. Gent., 1st edition, London: Printed for Humphrey Moseley, at the Princes Armes in St Pauls Church-yard; and Tho. Dring at the George in Fleet-street, 1653, A10, B-S12, T3 (without final blank T4), publisher's list (as noted in some copies by Gibson) not present, engraved frontispiece portrait supplied in facsimile, title relaid, with some marks and minor losses to extreme blank fore-edge, text throughout within single-rule border, endpapers renewed, old sprinkled calf, recased with original spine laid down, retaining morocco title label, 12mo (Quantity: 1) Gibson 115; Wing B305; Sotheran I, 5911. First publshed in Latin in 1622, the translation of this first edition in English is attributed to Robert Gentili. 'Important as collecting all the facts and theories then known on the subject, and especially as the first to point out the deflexion of winds caused by the earth's rotation' (Sotheran).

Auction archive: Lot number 336
Auction:
Datum:
15 May 2024
Auction house:
Dominic Winter Auctioneers, Mallard House
Broadway Lane, South Cerney, Nr Cirencester
Gloucestershire, GL75UQ
United Kingdom
info@dominicwinter.co.uk
+44 (0)1285 860006
+44 (0)1285 862461
Beschreibung:

Bacon (Francis). The Naturall and Experimentall History of Winds, &c., Translated into English by R.G. Gent., 1st edition, London: Printed for Humphrey Moseley, at the Princes Armes in St Pauls Church-yard; and Tho. Dring at the George in Fleet-street, 1653, A10, B-S12, T3 (without final blank T4), publisher's list (as noted in some copies by Gibson) not present, engraved frontispiece portrait supplied in facsimile, title relaid, with some marks and minor losses to extreme blank fore-edge, text throughout within single-rule border, endpapers renewed, old sprinkled calf, recased with original spine laid down, retaining morocco title label, 12mo (Quantity: 1) Gibson 115; Wing B305; Sotheran I, 5911. First publshed in Latin in 1622, the translation of this first edition in English is attributed to Robert Gentili. 'Important as collecting all the facts and theories then known on the subject, and especially as the first to point out the deflexion of winds caused by the earth's rotation' (Sotheran).

Auction archive: Lot number 336
Auction:
Datum:
15 May 2024
Auction house:
Dominic Winter Auctioneers, Mallard House
Broadway Lane, South Cerney, Nr Cirencester
Gloucestershire, GL75UQ
United Kingdom
info@dominicwinter.co.uk
+44 (0)1285 860006
+44 (0)1285 862461
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