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    Sale 2343 | Lot 23
    Price Realized: $154With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2343 Lot 23

      BIOT, JEAN-BAPTISTE. Études sur l'Astronomie Indienne et l'Astronomie Chinoise. 2 folding plates; folding chart. lii, 398 pages, including half-title. 8vo, 212x132 mm, contemporary 1/4 morocco gilt, spine faded; contents generally clean, blank upper inner corner torn from last leaf. Paris: Michel Lévy Frères, 1862

      Estimate $200 - 300

      first edition of an expanded version of Biot's writings on Asian astronomy. 'Biot's treatment was much more systematic than any which had preceded it'--Needham, Science and Civilization in China III, 183. Houzeau & Lancaster 607.


      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $154