Lot 685

Der Königl. Akademie der Wissenschaften in Paris. Physische Abhandlungen, Breslau, 1748-54, 10 vols., plates, contemporary paper boards. With Mémoires de l' Institut National des Sciences et Arts (Paris, [1792-1803], 4 vols., boards). (14)

Estimate: £300 - £500
Hammer price: £220
Bidding ended. Lot has been sold.

Der Königl. Akademie der Wissenschaften in Paris. Physische Abhandlungen. Breslau: Berlegts Johann Jacob Korn, 1748-54. 10 volumes, large 8vo (215 x 135mm). Woodcut ornaments on titles, 200 engraved plates and maps, some folding, woodcut illustrations and diagrams, tables (variable browning, spotting and staining). Attractively bound in contemporary marbled paper-backed boards, spines with manuscript labels, uncut. Provenance: annotation to front pastedown of vol. one with later manuscript collation tipped-in; from the Collection of Peter and Margarethe Braune. With Mémoires de l' Institut National des Sciences et Arts, pour l' An IV de la République. Sciences, Mathématiques et Physiques (Paris, [1792-1803], vols. I - III and V [only], 4to, engraved plates, contemporary paper boards). The lot sold not subject to return. (14) 

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