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Description[L'Académie Royale des Sciences]. Histoire de L'Académie Royale des Sciences. [together with:] Traite Physique et Historique de L'Aurore. [and:] Table Generale des Matieres Continues dans L'Histoire et les Memoires de L'Académie Royale des Sciences de Paris [and:] Premiere [-Seconde]Suite[s] des Memoires de Mathematique, et Physique... Amsterdam: Pierre Mortier, 1707-1763. Amsterdam edition. One hundred ten twelvemo volumes (6.5 x 3.5 inches). Profusely illustrated, folding plates. Contemporary calf, gilt on spines, all edges red. Boards rubbed, scuffed and scratched with leather flaking and chipping; corners bumped, spine ends bumped and affected, edges worn and abraded, several with joints cracked or cracking; some boards detached but present, many lacking spine labels or have labels chipped with loss, a few spines cracked. Text block edges color-faded, edges and leaves toned, light scattered foxing, some hinges cracked, bookplates. Very good.
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