Apr 03, 2014 - Sale 2343

Sale 2343 - Lot 26

Price Realized: $ 531
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Estimate: $ 800 - $ 1,200
BRISSON, MATHIEU-JACQUES. Dictionnaire Raisonné de Physique [with Observations sur les Nouvelles Découvertes Aërostatiques et sur la Probabilité de pouvoir diriger des Ballons]. [4], xvi, 708; [4], 769 pages, including half-titles; 90 engraved plates. [2] (of [6]) pages; [2], 34 pages; plate volume lacks half-title and leaf after title. Together, 4 volumes in 3. 4to, 254x193 mm, first 2 volumes in contemporary mottled calf gilt, third in contemporary 1/2 calf; dampstaining in gutters at end of Volume 2, contents otherwise clean. 19th-century religious institutional stamp on titles. Paris: Leboucher & Lamy, 1781

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first edition, complete with the supplement on ballooning. DSB II, 474; Liebmann & Wahl 990 (octavo edition of the supplement).