Large 8vo, fine half-leather binding with gilt lettering and ornamentation to spine, pp. xiv, 474, , with a fine frontispiece portrait. Some foxing and waterstains to pages, boards slightly bowed. Sixth edition of Laplace’s important astronomical study. Text in French.
Laplace, Pierre-Simon, Exposition du Système du Monde. Sixième édition, Bachelier, 1835
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