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The History of the Royal Society of London, For the Improving of Natural Knowledge by  Tho Sprat - Hardcover - 1734 - from Monroe Bridge Books, SNEAB Member (SKU: 005166)

The History of the Royal Society of London, For the Improving of Natural Knowledge

The History of the Royal Society of London, For the Improving of Natural Knowledge by  Tho Sprat - Hardcover - 1734 - from Monroe Bridge Books, SNEAB Member (SKU: 005166)

The History of the Royal Society of London, For the Improving of Natural Knowledge

by Sprat, Tho

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  • Hardcover
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London: Printed for J. Knapton, J. Walthoe....and Others, 1734. IN VERY GOOD CONDITION. [16], 438pp, 2 folding engraved plates, bound in leather with gilt borders, raised bands on spine, red leather spine label, title in red & black, binding and hinges tight. Covers show edge/corner wear, lacks top edge of backstrip, bookplate of Ruth and Chester Greenough - with signature of Chester Greenough, occasional light foxing.. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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Bookseller
Monroe Bridge Books, SNEAB Member US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
005166
Title
The History of the Royal Society of London, For the Improving of Natural Knowledge
Author
Sprat, Tho
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Printed for J. Knapton, J. Walthoe....and Others
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1734
Keywords
Knowledge Royal Society Guns Dyeing Cloth Salt-Peter, Gun Powder History
Bookseller catalogs
MEDICAL/DENTAL/HEALING; SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY;
Size
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

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Monroe Bridge Books, SNEAB Member

***Prompt, friendly service, with all books carefully packed*** All orders shipped via the United States Postal Service. We will be happy to give you a quote on International shipping rates. Shipping costs may increase with heavy or oversized books. Any special requests will be billed at actual or estimated cost. MASS Residents, please add 6.25% sales tax. Returns accepted with prior approval, within 10 days of receipt of book, if book not as described. email - monroe.bridge.books@gmail.com, or call - 413 743-2131

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Monroe Bridge Books, SNEAB Member

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