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The Astrolabes of the World (2 vols.)

Gunther Robert (1932)

£800.00  [First Edition]

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Based Upon The Series Of Instruments In The Lewis Evans Collection In The Old Ashmolean Museum At Oxford, With Notes On Astrolabes In The Collections Of The British Museum, Science Museum, Sir J. Findlay, Mr. S. V. Hoffman, The Mensing Collection, And In Other Public And Private Collections. 

First Edition. Large 4to. [xvii], [iii], 305, [viii], 610. Bound in white cloth, covers decorated in gilt with gilt lettering to spine. Foxing to inside covers and end papers which extends to the final illustration and previous text page of Volume One, slight browning to top and bottom of spines (roughly 1cm respectively).

Oxford, Printed At The University Press: 1932

Detailed descriptions of roughly 330 instruments, the majority of which are illustrated.

Stock Code: 220681