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1Title:  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

 
Collection:  Newberry Library 
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2Title:  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

 
Collection:  Newberry Library 
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