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    First Editions on the Discovery of Neptune

    Urbain Jean Joseph Le Verrier. Comptes Rendus Hebdomadaires des Seances de l'Academie des Sciences. Volume 22, No. 22, -- Volume 23, Nos. 2, 9, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, and 19. Paris: Bachelier, 1 June 1846 - 9 November 1846. First editions. Nine quarto volumes. Original pink printed wrappers, light fading and chipping, especially at the edges. Sheets lightly spotted in places, and with a few marginal stains. Folding case. Very good. Includes Le Verrier's memoirs and describes his predictions and discovery of the location of the planet Neptune. Norman 1343 (describing the first edition in book form).

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