Geneva: Jean Herman Widerhold, 1669.
First Edition. Hardcover (Vellum). Very Good Condition. Item #045228
Later but old half vellum, spine with a few small tears but binding sound. Scattered minor foxing and browning, a bit of worming in the bottom margin early on, one gathering misbound but not missing any pages. 2 folding plates, 1 folding table. ,542pp
First French edition of Sprat's important early history of the Royal Society first published in English in 1667. The quick turnaround is testament to the thirst for Enlightenment ideas on both sides of the channel. Size: Octavo (8vo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Science & Technology; History. Inventory No: 045228.