Lot 25
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SCHEUCHZER, PHYSIQUE SACRÉE, AMSTERDAM, 1732-1737, 8 VOLUMES, RED MOROCCO GILT

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  • Physique sacrée ou histoire-naturelle de la Bible [translated by Jacques de Varenne]. Amsterdam: Pierre Schenck and Pierre Mortier, 1732-1737
8 volumes, folio (408 x 254mm.), half-titles (except in vols 3 and 6), 2 engraved frontispiece portraits of the author, engraved frontispiece, titles printed in red and black with engraved or woodcut vignette, engraved headpiece at start of each volume, woodcut tailpieces, 757 engraved plates (of 758, lacking plate 628), numbered 1-750 (37-38 on one plate, 2 plates numbered 99 & 113 & 217 & 223 & 240 & 463 & 470, 3 plates numbered 446; 5 double-page), the rainbow plate partly coloured, CONTEMPORARY FRENCH RED MOROCCO GILT, spines gilt in compartments, gilt edges, lacking plate 628, paper flaw at foot of I2 in vol.2, extremities slightly rubbed
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