Lot 112 of 312:
Nicolas Bion's Celestial and Terrestrial Globes   

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$270
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
L'Usage des Globes celeste et Terrestre et des Spheres suivant les differérens système du monde
Author:
Bion, Nicolas
Place:
Paris
Publisher:
J. Guerin et Nyon Fils
Date:
1751
Description:

 [viii], 382 pp. 49 plates and maps ( some folding). (8vo) 22x14 cm (8½x5½"), period calf, gilt decorated spine compartments, morocco spine label lettered in gilt; marbled endpapers. Sixth Edition.

Nicolas  Bion, was a French engineer and cosmographer, and was Louis XIV's engineer for mathematical instruments.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Some general wear and rubbing to boards, corner tips worn, small areas of loss to spine gilt; minor wormholes to front free endpaper, early ownership signature, interior sound with toning, occasional mild foxing; very good.
 
Item number:
309231
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