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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Fontenelle, M. de (Bernard Le Bovier), 1657-1757.
Plurality of worlds.
[London] Nonesuch Press, 1929
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Fontenelle, M. de; John Glanvill; David Garnett; T L Poulton; Francis Meynell; Nonesuch Press.; Curwen Press.
|Notes:||"This edition of Fontenelle's La pluralité des mondes in John Glanvill's translation of 1688 consists of 1,200 copies for sale by the Nonesuch Press, and 400 copies for sale in the United States by Random House. It has been designed by Francis Meynell, composed by T.W. Hay at the Nonesuch Press, and printed on Van Gelder paper at the Curwen Press. The colour-stencilled decorations are by T.L. Poulton; the remainder are composed of astronomical signs. This copy is number ..."--Colophon.
Title vignette: composition of typographic zodiacal symbols printed in black and red.
Bound in limp vellum, lettered and stamped in gold.
|Description:||ix, , 138,  pages : illustrations (some color) ; 21 cm|
|Other Titles:||Pluralité des mondes.|
|Responsibility:||Bernard de Fontenelle ; John Glanvill's translation ; with a prologue by David Garnett.|