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1Title:  The celestial worlds discover'd, or, Conjectures concerning the inhabitants, plants and productions of the worlds in the planets   
 Alt. Title:  Kosmotheōros. English   
 Creator:  Huygens, Christiaan, 1629-1695 | Childe, Timothy 
 Publication:  Printed for Timothy Childe at the White Hart, London, 1698. 
 Extent:  vi, 161 p., 5 leaves of plates : ill. ; 18 cm. (8vo) 
 Subjects:  Plurality of worlds -- Early works to 1800 | Life on other planets -- Early works to 1800

 
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2Title:  A discovery of new worlds   
 Alt. Title:  Entretiens sur la pluralité des mondes. English   
 Creator:  Fontenelle, (Bernard Le Bovier)M. de, 1657-1757 | Behn, Aphra, 1640-1689 
 Publication:  Printed for William Canning at his shop on the Temple-cloysters, London, 1688. 
 Notes:  List of errata mounted at end of preface. 
 Extent:  22 p.l., 158, [1] p. 18 cm. 
 Subjects:  Plurality of worlds -- Early works to 1800 | Translating and interpreting -- Early works to 1800

 
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3Title:  A discovery of nevv worlds: from the French   
 Creator:  Fontenelle, (Bernard Le Bovier)M. de, 1657-1757 | Behn, Aphra, 1640-1689 
 Publication:  Printed for Will. Canning, at his shop in the Temple-Cloysters, London, 1688. 
 Notes:  Attributed to Fontenelle by Wing (2nd ed.). Advertisement: p. [1] at end. Reproduction of original in: Library of Congress. 
 Extent:  1 online resource ([44], 158, [1] p.) 
 Subjects:  Plurality of worlds -- Early works to 1800 | Astronomy -- Early works to 1800 | Electronic books

 
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4Title:  Conversations on the plurality of worlds   
 Alt. Title:  Entretiens sur la pluralité des mondes. English   
 Creator:  Fontenelle, (Bernard Le Bovier)M. de, 1657-1757 
 Publication:  Printed for Peter Wilson, Dublin, 1761. 
 Notes:  Bookplate of Capt. I. Wisdom. 
 Extent:  xx, 226, [6], 24 p., 4 folded leaves of plates : ill. ; 18 cm. 
 Subjects:  Plurality of worlds -- Early works to 1800 | Life on other planets -- Early works to 1800 | Solar system -- Early works to 1800

 
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5Title:  A plurality of worlds. Written in French by the author of the Dialogues of the dead. Translated into English by Mr. Glanvill   
 Alt. Title:  Entretiens sur la pluralités des mondes. English   
 Creator:  Fontenelle, (Bernard Le Bovier)M. de, 1657-1757 | Glanvill, John, 1664?-1735 
 Publication:  printed, for R. Bently in Russell-street, in Covent-Garden, London, MDCXCV. [1695] 
 Notes:  The author of the Dialogues of the dead = Bernard Le Bovier, M. de Fontenelle. A translation of: Entretiens sur la pluralité des mondes. The first two leaves are blank. Reproduction of the original in the Bodleian Library. 
 Extent:  1 online resource ([14], 152 p.) 
 Subjects:  Plurality of worlds -- Early works to 1800 | Life on other planets -- Early works to 1800 | Electronic books

 
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6Title:  The discovery of a vvorld in the moone. Or, A discourse tending to prove, that 'tis probable there may be another habitable world in that planet   
 Creator:  Wilkins, John, 1614-1672 
 Publication:  Printed by E[dward] G[riffin] for Michael Sparke and Edward Forrest, London, 1638. 
 Notes:  By John Wilkins. Double-page title. Printer's name from STC. Running title reads: The discovery of a new world. The page before second p. 208 is misnumbered 107. In this edition B1r line 3 up ends "first". Quires K-M and part of A and P are reimposed from STC 25640. Reproduction of the original in the British Library. 
 Extent:  1 online resource ([8], 208, [1], 208-209, [5] p. ) 
 Subjects:  Astronomy -- Early works to 1800 | Life on other planets -- Early works to 1800 | Moon -- Early works to 1800 | Plurality of worlds -- Early works to 1800 | Electronic books

 
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7Title:  The celestial worlds discover'd, or, Conjectures concerning the inhabitants, plants and productions of the worlds in the planets   
 Alt. Title:  Kosmotheōros. English   
 Creator:  Huygens, Christiaan, 1629-1695 | Clarke, John, 1682-1757 | Knapton, James, -1738 
 Publication:  Printed for James Knapton, at the Crown in St. Paul's, London, 1722. 
 Notes:  Translated by John Clarke, Dean of Salisbury. Cf. ESTC. 
 Extent:  vi, 162 p., 5 folded leaves of plates : ill. ; 18 cm. 
 Subjects:  Plurality of worlds -- Early works to 1800 | Cosmology -- Early works to 1800 | Life on other planets -- Early works to 1800 | Engravings England London 1722

 
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8Title:  A discourse concerning a new world & another planet: in 2 bookes   
 Alt. Title:  Discovery of a world in the moone   
 Creator:  Wilkins, John, 1614-1672 | Marshall, William, active 1617-1650 
 Publication:  Printed [by John Norton and R. Hearne] for Iohn Maynard, & are to be sold at the George, in Fleetstreet neare St. Dunstans Church, London], 1640. 
 Notes:  By John Wilkins. An expanded edition of: The discovery of a world in the moone. The general title page is engraved and signed: W. Marshall, sculpsit. "The first book· The discovery of a new world .. The third impression. Corrected and enlarged .. Printed by Iohn Norton" and "A discourse concerning a nevv planet .. Printed by R[ichard]. H[earne]." each have separate dated letterpress title page, pagination, and register. Richard Hearne's name from STC. ² P7 is a cancel (printed as 2a8). The cancellandum lacks the engraving on the verso. The final leaves to part 1 are [1] errata and [2-3] "The propositions that are proved in this discourse", signed "R2" (some copies signed "aa") and "aa2" respectively. With a final errata leaf. Reproduction of the original in the Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery. 
 Extent:  1 online resource ([10], 242, [6]; [14], 246, [2] p. ) 
 Subjects:  Astronomy -- Early works to 1800 | Life on other planets -- Early works to 1800 | Moon -- Early works to 1800 | Plurality of worlds -- Early works to 1800 | Earth (Planet) -- Early works to 1800 | Electronic books

 
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9Title:  Entretiens sur la pluralité des mondes   
 Creator:  Fontenelle, (Bernard Le Bovier)M. de, 1657-1757 | Fontenelle, (Bernard Le Bovier)M. de, 1657-1757 | Fontenelle, (Bernard Le Bovier)M. de, 1657-1757 | Brunet, Michel, active 1668-1700 | Dolivar, Juan, 1641-1692 | Howard Mayer Brown Collection (Newberry Library) 
 Publication:  Chez Michel Brunet, Grand' Salle du Palais, au Mercure Galant, A Paris, 1724. 
 Notes:  Title vignette; head- and tail-pieces; initials. Engraving between p. 10 and 11, illustrating the placement of the sun, Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn in the solar system; within architectural border. Publisher's catalog, xvii p. at the end: "Catalogue des livres nouveaux qui se vendent à Paris chez Michel Brunet, Grand' Salle du Palais, au Mercure Galant." Signatures: pi² A-2T⁸/⁴. Engraver's name, which has been cropped in this copy, taken from another ed. Contemporary mottled brown calf, with gilt-ruled borders; gold-stamped compartments and ornaments on spine, with dark brown leather spine label: "Les mondes;" gilt dentelles; marbled endpapers; fore-edges stained red. Forms part of the Howard Mayer Brown Collection at the Newberry Library. 
 Extent:  [2], 481, [3], xvij, [1] p. (last p. blank), [1] folded leaf of plates : ill. (engravings) ; 18 cm. (12mo) 
 Subjects:  Plurality of worlds -- Early works to 1800 | Life on other planets -- Early works to 1800 | Engraving, French -- 18th century -- Specimens | Engravings France Paris 1724 | Publishers' catalogues France Paris 1724 | France 1724 Imprints

 
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10Title:  A discourse concerning a new world & another planet in 2 bookes   
 Alt. Title:  Discovery of a world in the moone   
 Creator:  Wilkins, John, 1614-1672 | Marshall, William, active 1617-1650 
 Publication:  Printed [by John Norton and R. Hearne] for Iohn Maynard, & are to be sold at the George, in Fleetstreet neare St. Dunstans Church, London], 1640. 
 Notes:  Attributed to John Wilkins. Cf. STC (2nd ed.). Printer's names suggested by STC (2nd ed.). The general title page is engraved and signed: W. Marshall, sculpsit. Fragment; consists of t.p. only. Engraved t.p. Reproduction of original in: British Library. 
 Extent:  1 online resource ([1]+ p. ) 
 Subjects:  Astronomy -- Early works to 1800 | Life on other planets -- Early works to 1800 | Moon -- Early works to 1800 | Plurality of worlds -- Early works to 1800 | Earth (Planet) -- Early works to 1800 | Electronic books

 
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11Title:  A discovery of a new world, or, A discourse tending to prove, that 'tis probable there may be another habitable world in the moon: with a discourse concerning the probability of a passage thither : unto which is added, A discourse concerning a new planet, tending to prove, that 'tis probable our earth is one of the planets : in two parts   
 Creator:  Wilkins, John, 1614-1672 | Moore, Thomas, active 1677-1700 | Ashburne, John | Gellibrand, John 
 Publication:  Printed by T.M. & J.A. for John Gillibrand, at the Golden-Ball in St. Pauls Church-Yard, London, 1684. 
 Notes:  Added engraved title page dated 1683. Vol. 2 has title: A discourse concerning a new planet. 
 Extent:  2 v. in 1 ([14], 187 [i.e. 191], [9], 184 p.) : ill. ; 18 cm. 
 Subjects:  Plurality of worlds -- Early works to 1800 | Planets -- Early works to 1800 | Moon -- Early works to 1800 | Solar system -- Early works to 1800 | Woodcuts England London 1684 | Engravings England London 1684 | Booksellers' advertisements Gillibrand England London 1684 | Pagination errors (Printing) England London 1684

 
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