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Lot Description

SAMPSON ARNOLD MACKEY, THREE WORKS IN ONE: THE MYTHOLOGICAL ASTRONOMY OF THE ANCIENTS DEMONSTRATED BY RESTORING TO THEIR FABLES AND SYMBOLS THEIR ORIGINAL MEANINGS, Norwich R Walker, 1824-23, 2 parts in 1, 2nd edition, 1st edition, 8 engraved plates; A NEW THEORY OF THE EARTH AND OF PLANETARY MOTION IN WHICH IS DEMONSTRATED THAT THE SUN IS VICEGERENT OF HIS OWN SYSTEM, Norwich, R Walker for the author, [1825], lacks plates; A REPLY INTENDED TO BE MADE TO THE VARIOUS DISPUTANTS ON AN ESSAY ON CHRONOLOGY WHICH WAS READ AT THE PHILOSOPHICAL SOCIETY OF NORWICH CONTAINING ASTRONOMICAL PROOF THAT THE SUN STOOD STILL AND HASTED NOT TO GO DOWN FOR THE SPACE OF A DAY AND THAT THE SHADOWS ON THE SUN-DIAL WHEN BACKWARDS 10 DEGREES, Norwich, R Walker, c.1825, 12mo, old boards very worn, top board loose requiring rebinding, from the collection of the late Ron Fiske of Morningthorpe Manor

Est. Price £200 - £250

This lot achieved £140

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