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HILL, John (1714?--1775)
[Urania. 1768]
A new astronomical dictionary or, a compleat view of the heavens; containing the antient and modern astronomy, illustrated with a great number of figures, comprising all the constellations, with the stars laid down according to their exact situations and magnitudes, from repeated and accurate observations. ... A work intended for general use, intelligible to all capacities, and calculated for entertainment as well as instruction. By John Hill, M.D. ...
London: printed for T. Gardner, 1768.
[618] p., 12, [1] fold. pl. ; 23.3 cm. (4º)

Originally published with the title Urania in 1754 and intended as the first volume of a projected work in six volumes, entitled A compleat system of natural and philosophical knowledge, of which no more were published. This is a reissue of the 1754 sheets, with cancel title-page and no half-title. Printed in double columns, unpaginated. ESTC t133480.

Binding C18th half calf, marbled-paper boards, dark red morocco spine-label.

Reference Number 537


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