Item #29340 The Figure of the Earth, Determined from Observations Made by Order of the French King, at the Polar Circle. Pierre Louis Moreau de Maupertuis.
The Figure of the Earth, Determined from Observations Made by Order of the French King, at the Polar Circle

The Figure of the Earth, Determined from Observations Made by Order of the French King, at the Polar Circle.

London: T. Cox, 1738. Full Leather. First Edition. First English Edition. Originally published in France. vii, 232 pp. 1 folding map and 9 folding engravings that illustrate the text at rear. Full leather binding with five raised bands at spine and hand lettered title that replaces original leather patch title that must have fallen off. Scuffing and wear overall and at corners, but quite tight given its age. Previous owner's signature in ink on first free endpaper. Clean within, Very Good.
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