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1Title:  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

 
Collection:  Newberry Library 
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