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Book Number 2471 
Author Thomas Keith 
Title A New Treatise on the use of the Globes; or a Philosophical View of the Earth and Heavens. 
Date 1858 
Publisher Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans, & Roberts 
Place of Publication London 
Edition  
Volume Information  
Cover contemporary full cloth with embossed straight lined boarder. Spine with 5 compartments of blind tooled bands. Gilt lettering on two. Paste down endpaper is an advertisment. 
Illustration 9 folding plates depicting various images of globes are located at the end of the book. 
Size 8vo 
Condition A very good copy, plates are clean and crisp 
Provenance  
Pagination P. title, printer’s imprint, iii-xxiv, 1-423, printer’s imprint, plates, 1-12 
Reference  
Translation Info  
Notes The book has gone through various editions and the editors “have found it necessary to make numerous additions and alterations. Thos parts of the original treaties which were behind the present state of science, have been so revised as to present to the reader a brief, but, it is hoped, an intelligible outline of the important discoveries recently made in Astronomy and Physical Geography” (preface) 
Price (US$) 450  
Short Description ; Book Astronomy; Book Science & Technology 
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