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Foster, Samuel (died 1652)
POSTHUMA FOSTERI: THE DESCRIPTION OF A RULER, UPON WHICH IS INSCRIBED DIVERS SCALES: AND THE USES THEREOF. LONDON: ROBERT AND WILLLIAM LEYBOURN FOR NICOLAS BOURN, 1652, ENGRAVED ILLUSTRATION OF A RULER, WOODCUT DIAGRAMS, TITLE-PAGE SLIGHTLY SOILED
Estimation
2 0003 000
ACCÉDER AU LOT
184
Foster, Samuel (died 1652)
POSTHUMA FOSTERI: THE DESCRIPTION OF A RULER, UPON WHICH IS INSCRIBED DIVERS SCALES: AND THE USES THEREOF. LONDON: ROBERT AND WILLLIAM LEYBOURN FOR NICOLAS BOURN, 1652, ENGRAVED ILLUSTRATION OF A RULER, WOODCUT DIAGRAMS, TITLE-PAGE SLIGHTLY SOILED
Estimation
2 0003 000
ACCÉDER AU LOT

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Foster, Samuel (died 1652)
POSTHUMA FOSTERI: THE DESCRIPTION OF A RULER, UPON WHICH IS INSCRIBED DIVERS SCALES: AND THE USES THEREOF. LONDON: ROBERT AND WILLLIAM LEYBOURN FOR NICOLAS BOURN, 1652, ENGRAVED ILLUSTRATION OF A RULER, WOODCUT DIAGRAMS, TITLE-PAGE SLIGHTLY SOILED
Ellipticæ, or Azimuthal Horoliography. London: Robert and Willliam Leybourn for Nicolas Bourn, 1654, 4 parts, divisional titles, woodcut diagrams

2 works bound in one volume, 4to (180 x 137mm.), contemporary sheep, modern folding cloth box, ruled in blind, rebacked retaining original spine, rubbed


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Provenance

George Legge (1648-1691), 1st Baron Dartmouth, admiral and commander-in-chief of the navy, ownership inscription; Harrison D. Horblit (1912-1988), book label, sale in these rooms, 11 November 1974, lot 396; bought from E.M. Lawson & Company, East Hagbourne, UK, 1986

Bibliographie

1st work: Tomash & Williams F92; ESTC R206743; Wing F1635; 2nd work: Tomash & Williams F91; ESTC R7034; Wing F1632

Description

Foster was professor of astronomy at Gresham College.

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