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Title: Connoissance des Temps Pour l'Anneé 1706. Au Meridien de Paris. Publiée Par l'Ordre de l'Academie Royal des Sciences, et Calculee Par Mr. Lietuaud, de la meme Academie.
Description: A Paris, Chez Jean Boudoot, Imprimeur du Roy & de l'Academie Royal des Sciences..., 1706. FIRST EDITION. 8vo, 202 x 118 mms, pp. 112, with additional engraved title, 2 folding plates (one with amateurish colouring), one folding map, contemporary calf, spine ornately gilt in compartments; text slightly water-stained, front joint cracked (but holdign), top and base of spine chipped, a goodish copy, with a contemporary engraved French bookplate of "D. Hendee, Depuis la cartouche d'un carte de Chypre par Blaeuw" and the later bookplate of Charles Platrier, with a sailing ship emblem. Founded by Jean Picard, the Connaissance des temps began publication in 1679 and was still going strong as late as 1930. No copy of this 1706 edition traced in Copac or WorldCat; OCLC locates a copy at Aargauer Kantonsbibliothek.

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Price: GBP 275.00 = appr. US$ 392.70 Seller: John Price Antiquarian Books
- Book number: 8015

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