Author:HALLEY, Edmond (1656-1742); MacPIKE, Eugene Fairfield (ed.)


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Correspondence and Papers of Edmond Halley. Preceded by an Unpublished Memoir of His Life by One of His Contemporaries and the 'Eloge' by D'Ortous de Mairan.

By: HALLEY, Edmond (1656-1742); MacPIKE, Eugene Fairfield (ed.).

Price: $325.00

Publisher: Oxford:, Clarendon Press, 1932.: 1932

Seller ID: Z1301

FIRST EDITION. Series: History of Science Society Publications, New Series II. 4to. xiv, 300 pp. Gravure frontis. port. of Halley with facsimile autograph and tissue guard, 8 plates, 2 text illustrations, index. Dark blue cloth, gilt-stamped spine title; spine a bit faded. Very good. MacPike's PRESENTATION INSCRIPTION: "To R.C. Beckett, Esq. With the compliments of Eugene F. MacPike, 16 October 1937." Later owner's inked info on front pastedown also. The "Appendix: Halleiana" features 21 sections and is of much bibliographical value. First Edition. View more info