Title Histoire du Ciel
Book Condition Some wear and rubbing
Publisher Paris 1748.
Seller ID 631
One of two volumes. 25 plates. All the plates in the set were in this volume. The History of the Heavens Considered According to the Notions of the Poets and Philosophers compared with the Doctrine of Moses. Histoire was oringally published in 1739 and was Pluche's second most important work after the Spectacle de la Nature. It is based on the mythology of the creation of the world and the history of the philosophic ideas about creation
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