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Author: Ferguson, James ; Fergusson, Robert Menzies
Title: Select Mechanical Exercises: Shewing How to Construct Different Clocks, Orreries, and Sun-Dials, on Plain and Easy Principles
Price: 250.00 including postage and packing within the UK. Overseas postage extra.
Edition: 2nd Edition.
Publishers: W. Strahan London 1778
Hard cover in good condition no dust-wrapper.
Description: Hardback, half-morocco. Gilt title to spine. 21cm x 14cm. [10], xliii, 272pp. 9 plates. 2nd edition 1778. Some copies have a portrait, but this copy has all plates as listed. Binding is slightly rubbed and little frayed to spine ends. Previous owners' details stamped to front pastedown, title page and head of contents page. Later ms notes at rear. Small worm hole to fore margin between pages 215-220. Occasional foxing. A rather pleasing copy. (al2)
Book Reference: AL2GLTBK1J

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