Oeuvres Completes De Laplace The Complete Works Of Laplace In French 7v. 1880's For Sale
Laplace Pierre Simon, Marquis de (1749-1827). Oeuvres Completes de Laplace (Traite de Mechanique Celeste, 4th edition; Exposition du Systeme du Monde, 6th edition; Theorie Analytique des Probabilities, 3rd edition). Paris: Gauthier-Villars, 1878, 1880, 1882, 1884, 1886. Reprint. Complete set in matching brown half-leather bindings. Raised bands, gilt decorated panels with title, still very bright. Some edge wear is evident to all volumes, generally light, but with some scuffing to edges also (to the mill board on covers); some outer hinge stress but very mild. Clean and well bound with covers firmly attached. (all 7 volumes; each 8 3/4 X 11 Inches, approx.). Volume 1 has carefully written in blue ink to the margin of the first page, translating the text into English, but continues no further. FORMER LIBRARY COPY:(Norwich University) marks: Spine labels rubbed, bookplate to each front paste-down with smaller bookbinder label on upper left corners (B. Westerman & Co, Broadway). Bookplate give name of the donor to the library, Prof. Adrian Scott '71 (his graduation year, 1871). Small library blind stamp in each volume, on the first page and on various pages on the boarder fore-edges, to each volume. Small library pocked in rear of each; due cards and bibliographic index cards included. Specific faults. Volume I, none; Volume II, small ink stain to fore-edge, rear pages with some minor overrun to the margins: Volume III: a few pages show light foxing, very limited; Volume IV: Small ink smudge to first few pages, lower edge; ink number on title page, near bottom; Volume V: no faults to note; Volume VI: no faults to note. Volume VII, occasional light foxing, very limited. Overall very clean paper, no markings to text-block edges, bright with large borders, limited faults, former library copy that looks as though it never got into circulation. All half-title and title pages are present, including the frontispiece and one illustration. Very Good. Hardcover.NOTE: Volume V includes "Supplement au No. Volume du Traite de Mechanique Celeste" which ends volume V with the first book consisting of XVI Livres. Volume VII includes Additions and Supplements. I can ship these international, please contact me for a price.I have 19 years experience in the book trade, and try to grade fairly and describe all book faults...questions are always welcome.
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Oeuvres Completes De Laplace The Complete Works Of Laplace In French 7v. 1880's : $750