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Babbage, Charles (1791-1871)
ON THE ECONOMY OF MACHINERY AND MANUFACTURES. LONDON: CHARLES KNIGHT, 1832
Estimate
1,0001,500
LOT SOLD. 1,250 GBP
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727
Babbage, Charles (1791-1871)
ON THE ECONOMY OF MACHINERY AND MANUFACTURES. LONDON: CHARLES KNIGHT, 1832
Estimate
1,0001,500
LOT SOLD. 1,250 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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Babbage, Charles (1791-1871)
ON THE ECONOMY OF MACHINERY AND MANUFACTURES. LONDON: CHARLES KNIGHT, 1832
SECOND EDITION ENLARGED, small 8vo (164 x 103mm.), PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR, ("Thomas Campbell Esq | From the Author"), engraved title with medallion portrait of Roger Bacon, 1 page of advertisements, contemporary yellow calf, spine ornately gilt in compartments, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt, spotting mostly confined to endpapers and title-page, bumped  
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Provenance

Thomas Campbell Esq, inscription; Alexander Campbell, his bookplate; bought from Henry Sotheran, London, 1987

Literature

Tomash & Williams B18; cf. Van Sinderen 45-46 (cited)

Catalogue Note

A letter from the recipient of this copy, the poet Thomas Campbell (1777-1844), acknowledging the gift, is in the Babbage correspondence (British Library, Add Ms 37187, f.173).

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