I. Watts. Knowledge of the Heavens and the Earth Made Easy: or, The First Principles of Astronomy and Geography.... London: 1726. First edn.

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    I. Watts. The Knowledge of the Heavens and the Earth Made Easy: or, The First Principles of Astronomy and Geography Explained by the Use of Globes and Maps.... London: Printed for J. Clark, R. Hett, E. Matthews and R. Ford, 1726. First edition.

    Octavo. xii, [2], 219, [12] table of contents pages. Six engraved folding plates bound in back. Contemporary leather binding. Titles lettered in gilt on a morocco spine label. Worn at the edges of the boards with old repairs at the corners and spine ends. Contents bright with some toning and spotting on the preliminary and terminal pages. Later replaced endpapers and pastedowns, else a solid copy in very good condition.

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