Quantity: 1 available
Condition: Good with no dust jacket
Quite beautiful full calf leather.. 10 folding engraved plates. , xvi, 286; , x, 568; , viii, 524 pages, including half-titles. 3 volumes. 4to, 256x214 mm, contemporary calf gilt with Signet Library arms on covers, Volume 3 front cover detached, others covers starting; minor foxing on Volume 1 opening leaves. St. Petersburg: Imprimerie de l'Académie Impériale des Sciences, 1822. First edition in French of Schubert's 1798 Theoretische Astronomie. Houzeau & Lancaster 11811. Paper stamps inside front covers Libraire Alain Brieux, withdrawn. According to Google this was a bookstore of Science and medicine. Printed in Russian Empire under the rule of Alexander I, Tsar of Russia (1801?1825) who ruled during the chaotic time of the Napoleonic Wars. He died without issue and the Decembrist revolt of liberal army officers resulted in his brother Nicholas I being crowned. From the GUTZWILLER ASTRONOMY &SCIENCE BOOKS collection.
Title: TRAITÉ D'ASTRONOMIE THÉORIQUE [CT, PRINTED IN RUSSIAN EMPIRE]
Edition: First Edition
Location Published: St Petersbourg, Russia, L'Academie Imp. Des Sciences: 1822
Book Condition: Good with no dust jacket
Seller ID: 35002