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Title: The Gallery of Nature - A Pictorial & ...
Publisher: Wm. S. Orr & Co.
Book Condition: Good
Book Description W. and R. Chambers circa 1880, London, 1880. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Hardcover. A New edition. A handsome volume bound in three quarter tan leather with blue cloth covered boards. Five raised bands and red leather title label to spine. Marbled endpapers and full marbled edges. There are a few scuff marks to leather and minor wear to boards. Previous owner stamp to first few pages. Foxing to margins of first and last few pages and to margins of several other pages, but clean overall. With 16 steel engravings including four fold-out maps of the constellations and hundreds of smaller wood engravings. 805 pages. NAT/082416. Bookseller Inventory # 29760
Book Description Wm. S. Orr & Co., London, 1849. Full Leather. Book Condition: Very Good. Presumed First Edition. Book has brown boards with gilt decoration on both boards and spine. Some rubbing to extemities, and a few small areas of grazing. P/o inscription on fep. Small semi-circular water mark on first several pages, o/w a really lovely copy of a rare old book book. Please contact for images. Bookseller Inventory # 025719
Book Description London: Orr & Co., 1848. Format: 18 x 25,5 cm, a new edition, carefully revised . Sprache: Englisch. XII, 803 Seiten, im Text üppigst bebildert mit Holzschnitten und Stahlstichen + 7 doppeltblattgroße Sternenkarten (4 davon farbig getönt) + 9 Stahlstichtafeln mit Ansichten, eine davon als Frontispiz, eine als Titelbild. Fest gebunden in dklgrünes Orig. Leder, beide Deckel und Rücken reich golddekoriert; Rücken auf 5 Bünden. Dreiseitiger kräftiger Goldschnitt. Drei Besitzereintragungen, zwei (eher unschöne) am Vorsatz, eine von 1857 am Vorblatt. Hier und dort einige Stockflecken (nicht schlimm). Ein Vorbesitzer war wohl Raucher. Davon abgesehen sehr schönes, sauberes und höchst dekorative Ausgabe. Prachtexemplar! * Fantastisch illustriert! 19. JAHRHUNDERT * Astronomie, Geographie. Geologie , (schrunt). Bookseller Inventory # 32840
Book Description William S. Orr & Co., London, 1846. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. 4to (measuring 10" x 7" x 2"), three-quarter bound leather over black buckram, a later but handsome rebinding, with original spine label affixed. Fourteen engravings on steel, "eight line engravings, and two hundred and fifty vignettes on wood, with several hundred diagrams and sections". Occasional foxing to edges of engravings, with several images only themselves being lightly foxed, but never obtrusively obfuscatory. (Did I utter that?). Early-ish scientific overview ("The present volume is intended to furnish a very general view of the leading appearances of Physical Nature - the economy of the heavens and the earth-- with incidental notices of the progress of discovery, and pictorial representations of remakrble phenomena and interesting localilties.").Includes "Phases and Movements of the Moon Round the Earth", Beer and Madler's "Selenographic Map of the Whole Visible Hemisphere of The Moon" (2 pp.), a diagram of the "Phases and Movements of the Moon (2 pp.), with flanking satellite diagrams, and four "Maps of The Sidereal Heavens showing the position of the stars throughout the year". Bookseller Inventory # 72518