Auction 351 Old & Rare Books - Various subjects

BION, (N.). L'usage des globes céleste et terrestre, et des spheres suivant les différens systêmes du monde. Précédé d'un traité de cosmographie (…). Accompagné des figures necessaire (…). 4e éd, rev., corr. & aug. Par., Wid. J. Boudot, 1717. (8), 400, (10) pp. W. engr. headpiece & 52 numb. engr. pl. (of which 27 fold. & 1 bis) incl. 11 maps of the world, Europe, Africa, America, Asia, Italy, France, etc. Cont. cf. (Spine and corners dam., joints split.dam., a few small stains, slightly foxed in places).

Fourth edition (first 1699, with fewer ill.) of this cosmographical work by the French engineer to Louis XIV, cosmographer and mathematical instrument builder N. Bion (1652-1733). He made astronomical instruments in his own workshop in Paris where he sold globes and spheres. - Houzeau & Lancaster 9735.

€ 340

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