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Hooper (William) Rational Recreations..., 4 vol., fourth edition, 59 engraved plates only (of 65, lacking plates 15-20 in vol.3), most folding, final signature in vol.1 misbound, marginal tear to S6 in vol.3, contemporary calf, a little worn, joints cracked, new labels, 1794; and another on Patience card games, 8vo (5)

⁂ Covering natural scientific phenomena and experiments, illusions and tricks including diving bells, fireworks, magic lanterns, card tricks etc.

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Hooper (William) Rational Recreations..., 4 vol., fourth edition, 59 engraved plates only (of 65, lacking plates 15-20 in vol.3), most folding, final signature in vol.1 misbound, marginal tear to S6 in vol.3, contemporary calf, a little worn, joints cracked, new labels, 1794; and another on Patience card games, 8vo (5)

⁂ Covering natural scientific phenomena and experiments, illusions and tricks including diving bells, fireworks, magic lanterns, card tricks etc.

Lot 48

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