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    Sale 2343 | Lot 42
    Price Realized: $563With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2343 Lot 42

      COSTARD, GEORGE. The History of Astronomy, with its Application to Geography, History, and Chronology; Occasionally Exemplified by the Globes. Woodcut text diagrams. xvi, 308, [1] pages, including half-title and errata leaf. 4to, 259x203 mm, contemporary calf with morocco lettering piece, spine chipped at top, covers detached; minor foxing on opening leaves. London: James Lister for J. Newbery, 1767

      Estimate $300 - 500

      first edition of one of the earliest full-length works on the subject in English. Houzeau & Lancaster 20; Roscoe A98(1).


      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $563