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    Sale 2343 | Lot 102
    Price Realized: $469With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2343 Lot 102

      LALANDE, JOSEPH-JÉRÔME LE FRANÇAIS DE. Astronomie . . . Seconde Édition revue et augmentée. 42 folding engraved plates. [4], lvi, 608, 248; [4], 830; 840 pages. 3 volumes * Astronomie . . . Tome Quatrième. 4 folding engraved plates. xii, 788 pages. Together, 4 volumes. 4to, Volumes 1-3 256x196 mm, contemporary mottled calf gilt with morocco lettering pieces, 2 of them chipped, Volume 4 255x196 mm, contemporary mottled calf gilt, not uniform, leather brittle, spine ends and cover corners worn; contents clean. Paris: widow Desaint, 1771; 1781

      Estimate $500 - 750

      The separately published fourth volume contains a long section on the tides; an account of the constellations and myths and fables relating to them by Charles-François Dupuis; and miscellaneous supplemental texts. It was not reprinted in the third edition.

      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $469