拍品 129
  • 129

CLOCK-MAKING, ENGLISH, 2 VOLUMES

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2,000 - 3,000 GBP
已售出
2,375 GBP
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描述

  • Two volumes by Derham and Ferguson, comprising:
i. Derham, William (1657-1735). The artificial clock-maker... The second edition enlarged. London: James Knapton, 1700, 8vo, 3 engraved folding plates, 2 engraved folding tables, contemporary panelled calf, (bookplate of Calwick library, inscriptions of William Godfrey, bought from Laywood, 1994), [T&W D44; ESTC R34929; Wing D1100], binding rebacked ii. Ferguson, James (1710-1776). Select mechanical exercises: shewing how to construct different clocks, orreries, and sun-dials, on plain and easy principles. London: W. Strahan and T. Cadell, 1773, 8vo, 9 folding engraved plates, contemporary sheep, (ownership inscriptions of Samuel Whitworth and James Whitworth Luftey (?), bought from James Burmester, Bristol, 2004), [T&W Add14; ESTC T146642], plate 5 torn and repaired, binding rubbed, joints weak
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