1692 Rare French Book - Scientists' Journal for year 1691 - Including Discoveries in Jupiter
Author : Various.
Title : Journal des Scavans pour l'an 1691.
Language : Text in French
Publisher : Amsterdam, Chez Waesberge, Boom, à Someren, & Goethals, 1692. Tome Dix-Neuvieme. (Complete for the Journal year 1691).
Size : 5.5 " X 3 "
Pages : 742 pages + catalogue.
Binding : Very good full vellum binding (hinges fine) under a removable protective mylar cover.
Content : Very good content (bright and tight, rare foxing and staining).
Illustrations : Including in text, full page and folding illustrations. Complete with the Jupiter illustration.
Estimate : (USD 250 - USD 300)
The book : Rare and attractive French 17th century edition of this Scientists' Journal for year 1691 including the Jupiter illustration ("New Discoveries in the Globe of Jupiter, made at the Royal Observatory by Mr. Cassini, of the Royal Academy of Sciences, and communicated to the same Academy"), the "pendule d'eau" / water clock and many other subjects.
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1692 Rare French Book - Scientists' Journal for year 1691 - Including Discoveries in Jupiter Price List