A Treatise Describing the Construction, and Explaining the Use of New Celestial and Terrestrial Globes.
1782. Hard Cover. 5th edn, London for the Author, 1782. 8vo, xvi, viii, 345p plus 16p instrument catalogue with some prices marked in manuscript. Complete with 14 engraved plates, some folding. Inscr 'Eliza Smith', some light foxing, full polished contemporary calf, very neatly rebacked in matching calf, gilt bands. VG nice copy. George Adams (ca 1709-1773) was one of the most famous English microscope and globe makers of the mid-eighteenth century.
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