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Leigh, Samuel
URANIA'S MIRROR, OR A VIEW OF THE HEAVENS. LONDON: SAMUEL LEIGH, [C. 1830]
Estimate
1,5002,000
LOT SOLD. 1,750 GBP
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185
Leigh, Samuel
URANIA'S MIRROR, OR A VIEW OF THE HEAVENS. LONDON: SAMUEL LEIGH, [C. 1830]
Estimate
1,5002,000
LOT SOLD. 1,750 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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Leigh, Samuel
URANIA'S MIRROR, OR A VIEW OF THE HEAVENS. LONDON: SAMUEL LEIGH, [C. 1830]
32 hand-coloured engraved cards (each 200 x 140mm.) by Sidney Hall, with flimsies on the back of each, cards with punch-holes, housed in a card box with printed covers, box somewhat worn; together with

ASPIN, Jehoshaphat. A familiar treatise on astronomy, explaining the general phenomena of celestial bodies... written expressly to accompany Urania's mirror... Fourth edition. London: for M.A. Leigh, 1834, 8vo, folding engraved frontispiece, 3 folding engraved plates (one hand-coloured and slightly torn), original green boards with printed label on upper cover, spine defective

together 2 volumes


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Provenance

Charlotte Foster, Alresford, 1838, inscription at front of book

Catalogue Note

A charming set of educational astronomical engravings depicting the signs of the zodiac, in their original box, together with the explanatory volume of text. The punch holes in the cards enabled them to be held up to the light to see the patterns of stars.

Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts and Continental and Russian Books

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