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Author: Gadbury, John
Title: An Ephemeris of the Celestial Motions for the Year of Our Lord God 1672-1700
Place Published: London
Publisher:Printed by John Macock for the Company of Stationers
Date Published: 1672-1679

Unpaginated. Illustrated throughout with celestial graphs/ charts. (8vo) 19x14 cm (7½x5½") period calf boards, re-backed with black cloth tape. First Edition.

Scarce early work on astrology. John Gadbury was an English astrologer, and a prolific writer of almanacs and on other related topics.


Fair amount of wear to boards, edges and corners worn, chips to bottom corners, original spine lacking, re-backed with black cloth tape; hinges cracked, rear board loose, first 3 leaves detached but present, text block split at middle with a few detached leaves, toning and scattered foxing throughout, early owners' signatures on endpapers, occasional early notes and marginalia; overall a shaken, well-worn copy with some detached leaves but none lacking.

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An Ephemeris of the Celestial Motions for the Years

Estimate $300 - $500May 04, 2017
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