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Bibliothèque universelle et historique

by Le CLERC, Jean [edit.]

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1687 Leeuwenhoek Biology Halley SCIENCE Cassini Dapper Africa Malpeghi 12v RARE

'Bibliotheque Universelle et Historique' is a rare, 17th-century set of historical books covering a wide variety of topics from Greco-Roman philosophy, science, Catholic popes, philosophical literature, mythology, Bible stories, saints and martyrs, and much more.

This particular lot of 12 tomes features works from:

· Jean Cornand de la Crose

· Antoine van Leeuwenhoek, on cellular biology "La Decouverte des Choses Invisibles"

· Hugo Grotius

· Edmond Halley, on the barometer

· Olfert Dapper, on Africa

· Marcello Malpeghi, on the silkworm

· Many, many others

Item number: #20782

Price: $995

Le CLERC, Jean [edit.]

Bibliothèque universelle et historique

Amsterdam, chez Wolfgang, Waesberghe, Boom et van Someren, 1687-1693. 1st editions


· Collation: Complete with all pages; 12 volumes

o Each tome individual paged

o Volumes 1-3, 11, 13-19, 21-23, 24 part 2, 25

o 11 plates throughout

· Language: French

· Binding: Leather; tight and secure

· Size: ~5.5in X 3.25in (14cm x 8cm)

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Bibliothèque universelle et historique
Le CLERC, Jean [edit.]
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1687 Leeuwenhoek Biology Halley SCIENCE Cassini Dapper Africa Malpeghi 12v RARE, rare, antique, old, first edition, 1st state, provenance, signed, inscribed, dust jacket, vellum, manuscript, engravings, illustrations, leather, plates, maps, antiquarian
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