WILKINS (JOHN) The First Book. The Discovery of a New World or, a Discourse Tending to Prove, That tis Probable There May Be Another Habitable World in the Moone. With a Discourse Concerning the Possibility of a Passage Thither. The Third Impression. Corrected and Enlarged, 1640
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WILKINS (JOHN) The First Book. The Discovery of a New World or, a Discourse Tending to Prove, That tis Probable There May Be Another Habitable World in the Moone. With a Discourse Concerning the Possibility of a Passage Thither. The Third Impression. Corrected and Enlarged, 1640
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[WILKINS (JOHN)]
The First Book. The Discovery of a New World or, a Discourse Tending to Prove, That tis Probable There May Be Another Habitable World in the Moone. With a Discourse Concerning the Possibility of a Passage Thither. The Third Impression. Corrected and Enlarged, 2 parts in one vol., engraved pictorial frontispiece by W. Marshall (re-inserted on stub), several woodcut diagrams, with leaf 2P7 present as a cancel leaf (with engraved illustration) and as a cancellandum, lacks 2 R1 and R4 (pages 241/2 and errata in second part), light circular stain on opening gathering, blindstamp on title and last leaf, contemporary calf, rebacked, upper joint cracked [STC 25641], 8vo (170 x 102mm.), John Norton for John Maynard, 1640
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