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    Sale 2343 | Lot 1
    Price Realized: $813With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2343 Lot 1

      ACADÉMIE ROYALE DES SCIENCES, Paris. Histoire de l'Académie Royale des Sciences depuis son Établissement en 1666 jusqu'à 1699. Volumes 1-8 and 10 (of 11) in 12 (of 14). 233 (of ?) folding engraved plates * Table Alphabétique des Matières continues dans l'Histoire & les Mémoires de l'Académie Royale des Sciences . . . Tome Premier. Années 1666-1698. Together, 13 volumes. 4to, 250x184 mm, contemporary calf gilt, varying worm damage to bindings of first 6 volumes; intermittent toning and offsetting from plates, marginal dampstaining and worming in blank lower margins at end of Volume 1; bookplates removed. Paris: G. Martin et al., 1729-33; Compagnie des Libraires, 1734

      Estimate $500 - 1,000

      Volumes 1-2 contain a history of the Académie Royale des Sciences; Volumes 3-5 reprint the 1671-76 Mémoires pour servir à l'Histoire Naturelle des Animaux (Garrison-Morton 295); the remainder contain papers from the Mémoires de l'Académie to 1699. Brunet I, 27.

      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $813