L'Abbé Noël Antoine Pluche - Histoire du ciel, ou l'on recherche l'origine de l'idolatrie, et les meprises de la philosophie... - 1740
Beautiful richly illustrated book of the second edition.
A well-known reference on the cosmology of the ancients, which has been reissued many times, and which focuses mainly on the Egyptian cosmogony and its mythology as well as on various ancient cosmogonies (zodiac, symbolic writing, symbolic displays, theogony, divination, alchemy).
Abbé Noël Antoine Pluche - Histoire du ciel, où l'on recherche l'origine de l'idolatrie, et les meprises de la philosophie sur la formation, & sur les influences des corps celestes - 1740 - Tome Premier
Decent condition of the binding, work in its full brown leather of the period, friction and peeling on the back, a small lack on the back cover, blunt corners, red edges, golden titration and volume number, solid binding -
Inside in good condition, very nice headbands, delightful out of text engravings, marbled endpapers -
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