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Varenius, B. «General Geography…» / [translated from

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Varenius, B. «General Geography…» / [translated from
Item Details
Description
In 3 vol. [2], [4], [30], 647 p., 1 frontis., 3 ill., 3 tabl. 31,5x20,3 cm.
Engraved frontispiece depicting figures Tycho Brahe, Ptolemy and Copernicus.Text in Russian. Engraved title page with portrait of Peter I. Three engraved plates in front of each volume. In one brown leather binding.One of the most famous russian books.
Condition
Loss of p. 59-70 and one table, frontispiece glued on the flyleaf, loss of the top margin on the preface sheet, rare tears, water stains on many pages. Owner's inscription about the purchase of this book in 1720 in St. Petersburg. Good condition.
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Varenius, B. «General Geography…» / [translated from

Estimate $30,000 - $50,000
Nov 15, 2014
Starting Price $30,000
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0001: Varenius, B. «General Geography…» / [translated from

Sold for $30,000
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Est. $30,000 - $50,000Starting Price $30,000
Geography and worldwide travelling
Nov 15, 2014 6:00 AM EST
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Lot 0001 Details

Description
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In 3 vol. [2], [4], [30], 647 p., 1 frontis., 3 ill., 3 tabl. 31,5x20,3 cm.
Engraved frontispiece depicting figures Tycho Brahe, Ptolemy and Copernicus.Text in Russian. Engraved title page with portrait of Peter I. Three engraved plates in front of each volume. In one brown leather binding.One of the most famous russian books.
Condition
...
Loss of p. 59-70 and one table, frontispiece glued on the flyleaf, loss of the top margin on the preface sheet, rare tears, water stains on many pages. Owner's inscription about the purchase of this book in 1720 in St. Petersburg. Good condition.

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