RARE BOOK "Discourse Concerning A New Planet" WILKINS 1640 ex-lib Edward Bullard
"A DISCOURSE concerning A NEW PLANET- Tending to Prove, That 'tis probable our Earth is one of the Planets. The second booke now first published."
London, Printed by R.H. for John Maynard, and to be sold at the George in Fleetstreet neer S. Dunstans Church"
Maurice Ewing is said to have founded the discipline of marine geophysics. He made numerous significant contributions and was one of the first to find new evidence for the theory of continental drift.
Book is bound in 3/4 morocco with marbled papers and raised bands on spine. Likely 19th century re-binding. Book is slightly musty, title page soiled, few faint marginalia. 6 1/2 x 4 1/2 x 7/8 inches.