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Bradford, Duncan
The wonders of the heavens, being a popular view of astronomy, including a full illustration of the mechanism of the heavens; embracing the sun, moon, and stars
American Stationers Company, Boston, 1837. First edition, 4to, pp. 371, [1]; text in two columns, 2 engraved frontispieces, vignette title page plus printed title page, 12 engravings, 6 of them folded and hand colored, text illustrations, many full page; quarter leather over marbled boards, rebacked; spine sunned, waterstain through fore and bottom edge; good and sound. A number of engravings show the face of the moon at various stages, and achieve a bold black through the use of a mesh-like engraving pattern. American Imprints 43390. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books (ABAA / ILAB) [St. Paul, MN, U.S.A.]
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