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Author Name:    Newell, A.

Title:   Darkness at Noon; or, The Great Solar Eclipse, of the 16th of June, 1806, Described and Represented in Every Particular. Containing, also, an Explanation of Eclipses in General, and the Causes on Which They Depend

Binding:   Original Wraps

Book Condition:   Fair-Good

Jacket Condition:   N/A

Edition:   First Edition

Size:   12mo - over 6" - 7" tall

Publisher:   Boston, MA D. Carlisle and A. Newell 1806

Seller ID:   011586

Published by D. Carlisle & A. Newell, and for sale at their respective printing offices. May, 1806, the 1st edition, printed at Boston (2nd and 3rd editions, also 1806, were printed at New York). No wraps, mostly disbound. 30 [of 34] pp., illus. w/ frontis. engraving composed of 3 figures depicting the eclipse. Frontis. present, lacking pp. 31-34, with pp. 29/30 showing losses in margins and one dime-sized hole that results in textual loss. Other leaves show occasional minor chipping to edges, but the interior is otherwise intact. Grade of Fair-Good reflects incomplete state rather than overall condition or wear. Exceptionally scarce. Sabin 18580; Shaw and Shoemaker 10253; George Brinley Catalogue (Vol. 1) 6663 (p. 83).


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