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[ALAMANAC].

Almanach Iconologique. Année 1774, deuxième partie. Des sciences, dixième suite.

Stock Code
102269
Paris, chez Lattré, 1774
£1,250

Almanac for the year 1774 with twelve plates representing various scientific pursuits each accompanied with a page of explanatory text. The impressive engravings after Charles-Nicholas Cochin (1715-1790) are all hand-coloured and feature various disciplines including geometry, chemistry, physics, botany and theology.

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Description

12mo (11.5 x 6.5); title and 12 plates after Cochin, with decorative borders, engraved by Simonet, de Ghendt and others, all hand-coloured; contemporary French red morocco gilt, triple gilt filet borders to covers, gilt panelled spine with floral tool and 'annee 1774', blue silk endpapers, an excellent copy.

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