J.J. von Littrow en J.G. Sommer - Tafereel van het heel-al - 1848

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J.J. von Littrow en J.G. Sommer - Tafereel van het heel-al - 1848
Astronomy, Geology, Physics - Quantity: 3 - Book

Typical 19th century publication. Not only because of the numerous and wonderful wood engravings, but also for the friction and struggle of the writing academics given the contemporary state of science, the evolution theory and the Bible.

Tafereel van het heel-al /
[by] J.J. von Littrow and J.G. Sommer.
Year: 1848.
Volumes:
I - Het uitspansel en deszelfs werelden.
II - Van de vaste en vloeibare oppervlakte des aardbols.
III - Beschrijving van den dampkring.
Author: J.J. von Littrow.
Contributor: J.G. Sommer.
Publisher: The Hague. K. Fuhri.
Annotation: one-off? Fuhri publication, volumes 2 and 3 improved and revised.
In the original publisher’s bindings, bound half leather over marbled covers.
Size: XVI, 679 , XII, 413, XII, 348 pp.
Format: 29 cm.

Signs of use and age-related colouration.
Old stains, the covers and spine have scrapes and wear.
Very solid binding, all bindings complete.
A wonderful and fairly rare set.

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
3
Subject
Astronomy, Geology, Physics
Author/ Illustrator
J.J. von Littrow en J.G. Sommer
Book Title
Tafereel van het heel-al
Condition
Good
Publication year oldest item
1848
Edition
Illustrated Edition
Language
Dutch
Original language
Yes
Publisher
's-Gravenhage : K.Fuhri
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