2002 Spheres, The Art of the Celestial Mechanic
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Colour Plates, First Edition, Illustrated, Publishers' Original Binding, Uncommon, With Dustwrapper
First edition of Spheres, The Art of the Celestial Mechanic by Alexis Kugel in the original publisher's cloth binding and unclipped dust wrapper.
An elaborate catalogue of spheres and globes held by the Kugel family, a line of four generations of antique dealers. Densely illustrated in colour throughout.
With contributions from Koenraad van Cleemput and Jean-Claude Sabrier. Photography by Georges Fessy.
An uncommon edition with only eight copies held in libraries.
Institution label to the first free endpaper.
In the original publisher's cloth binding and unclipped dust wrapper. Externally, excellent. There is some slight wear to the extremities of the dust wrapper, including some light creases and small tears. There is some very light bumping to the head and tail of the spine. Institution label to the first free endpaper. Internally, firmly bound. The pages are very bright and clean.
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