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Sale 2343 Lot 11
BAILLY, JEAN-SYLVAIN. Histoire de l'Astronomie Ancienne, depuis son Origine jusqu'à l'Établissement de l'École d'Alexandrie. 3 folding engraved plates. , xxii, 526 pages. 4to, 245x195 mm, contemporary mottled sheep gilt with morocco lettering piece, leather surface partly worn through on spine and rear cover; scattered minor spotting . Paris: les Frères De Bure, 1775
Estimate $300 - 500
first edition of the first of Bailly's historical works, presenting his eccentric theories concerning the Atlantean origins of astronomy. DSB I, 402. Houzeau & Lancaster 22.Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $219