An extremely rare, beautiful copy of a very early Russian science book: 1757. One of the first books on science authorized by the Russian Orthodox church
Pp: 1 l. with engraved frontispiece, , 112, , 8 l. with 18 engravings. Complete copy.
Dimensions: 19,2 x 13 cm.
Binding: Original leather binding. Despite some minor defects on the spine, some tiny wormholes, and minimal traces of handling – a nice binding in nice condition.
Condition: An exceptionally beautiful, nice, and clean copy with some very minor imperfections. Nice, extensive handwritten ink annotations from the period on flyleaf and backside of the frontispiece. Short, a few words, marginal ink annotation on page 82. A few very tiny wormholes on the first a few leaves.
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