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HUYGENS, Christiaan (1629--1695)
[Kosmotheoros. English. 1698]
The celestial worlds discover'd: or, conjectures concerning the inhabitants, plants and productions of the worlds in the planets. Written in Latin by Christianus Huygens, and inscrib'd to his brother Constantine Huygens late secretary to his Majesty K. William.
London: printed for Timothy Childe, 1698.
vi, 161, [1] p., 5 fold. pl. ; 16.5 cm. (8º)

A translation of Kosmotheoros, sive, De terris coelestibus earumque ornatu conjecturae, first published in the Hague, 1698. A variant has a semi-colon rather than a colon after 'London' in the imprint. Wing H3859; ESTC r5990.

Copy Notes Verso of second front free-endpaper with price 2/[deletion] in pencil.

Binding C18th Cambridge-style blind-panelled calf, blind double-ruled spine, paper spine-label with title in ink reading 'Celestial Worlds'.

Reference Number 562


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