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TABULAE LODOICAEAE; SEU, UNIVERSA ECLIPSEON DOCTRINA TABULIS, PRAECEPTIS AC DEMONSTRATIONIBUS EXPLICATA.

By: Billy, Jacques De, S. J.

Price: $1,128.00

Publisher: Dijon, Pierre Palliot: 1656

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 35032

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; [16], 186, [2] pages. 4to, 224x169 mm, 19th-century 1/4 calf, rebacked; marginal dampstaining through most of volume, scattered foxing, upper outer corner of title and next 2 leaves torn and restored affecting two letters. Numerous textual illustrations. NOTES: first edition of a collection of eclipse, solar, and lunar tables dedicated to Louis XIV. Solar and lunar tables based on the Paris meridian. BEA, page 125; DSB II, 131; Houzeau & Lancaster 120... View more info

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INTRODUCTION A L'ETUDE DE L'ASTRONOMIE PHYSIQUE.

By: Cousin, Jacques-Antoine-Joseph

Price: $235.00

Publisher: Paris, Didot: 1787

Seller ID: 35030

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; 2 engraved plates. Xvi, 324 pages . Full contemporary patterned calf . Contents clean, mainly given over to explaining equations. French Language. View more info

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TABLES DE LA LUNE

By: Damoiseau De Montfort, Marie-Charles-Theodore, Baron.

Price: $376.00

Publisher: Paris, Bachelier: 1828

Seller ID: 35001

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Tables de la Lune, formées par la Seule Théorie de l'Attraction, et suivant la Division de la Circonférence en 360 Degrés. Iv, 80 pages, including half-title. Folio, 430x270 mm, contemporary 1/4 black morocco, worn, portion of marbled paper missing from front cover; contents clean. Binding and hinges solid, text tight. This is the Second of 2 sets of lunar tables calculated solely on the theory of universal gravitation; an earlier version was published in 1824. BEA, ... View more info

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OPUSCULA VARII ARGUMENTI. VOLUMES 1 AND 3 (OF 3)

By: Euler, Leonhard.

Price: $2,820.00

Publisher: Berlin, Ambrosius Haude & Johann Carl Spener,: 1746-1751

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 35012

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; 6 folding engraved plates, [2], 300 pages; 5 folding engraved plates, [2], 165 pages. Together, 2 volumes. 4to, 211x175 mm, contemporary boards, spine darkened, joints and cover edges worn; and 207x167 mm, contemporary sheep gilt, top of spine chipped, vol 2 covers slightly warped; some toning, light marginal dampstaining in second volume. First edition of a collection of writings on physics, planetary motion, physical optics, matter, mechanics, and m... View more info

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HAND-BOOK TO ASTRONOMY sheet I the solar system

By: Gall, James [Rev. ]

Price: $32.85

Publisher: W. & A. K. Johnston:

Seller ID: 22988

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 23 pages; ND but circa 1875 as I also have sheet III which is dated 1875. Pink wraps with staples. View more info

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INSTITUTIO ASTRONOMICA JUXTA HYPOTHESES TAM VETERUM QUAM COPERNICI ET TYCHONIS. ACCEDUNT EIUSDEM VARII TRACTATUS ASTRONOMICI . . . EDITIO ULTIMA PAULO ANTE MORTEM AUCTORIS RECOGNITA [ILLUSTRATED]

By: Gassendi, Pierre

Price: $1,405.30

Publisher: Amsterdam:, Apud Janssonio-Waesbergios,: 1680

Seller ID: 35009

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; Numerous engraved and woodcut illustrations and diagrams. [8], 309, [7] pages. 4to, 198x152 mm, modern 1/2 green calf; scattered foxing, title soiled and moderately wrinkled, with small label remnant in gutter, dampstaining in lower margins in second half of volume. PROVENANCE-Astronomy and Science Books from the Collection of Martin C. Gutzwiller. View more info

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GUY'S ELEMENTS OF ASTRONOMY AND AN ABRIDGMENT OF KEITH'S NEW TREATISE ON THE USE OF THE GLOBES

By: Guy & Keith

Price: $140.95

Publisher: Key and Mielke: 1831

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 24445

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; B&W Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 186, 173 pages; GUY'S ELEMENTS OF ASTRONOMY AND AN ABRIDGMENT OF KEITH'S NEW TREATISE ON THE USE OF THE GLOBES. Both bound into a single volume. Frontis is a foldout of the solar system showing 7 planets. Various other illustraions and charts throughout the book. Contemporary leather binding with front cover loose. View more info

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PHORONOMIA; SIVE, DE VIRIBUS ET MOTIBUS CORPORUM SOLIDORUM ET FLUIDORUM.

By: Hermann, Jacob.

Price: $1,034.00

Publisher: Amsterdam, Apud Rod. & Gerh. Wetstenios,: 1716

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 35016

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; 12 folding engraved plates. [22], 401, [2] pages, title printed in red and black with engraved vignette, including engraved allegorical frontispiece. 4to, 239x197 mm, modern tan leatherette. Occasional minor browning, dampstain in upper outer corner of last few plates. Contemporary signature of Fr. Justinianus Klug. First edition. "An early contribution to the calculus of variations. The author was professor at Padua and Leningrad and took part on ... View more info

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TABULAE ASTONOMICAE LUDOVICI MAGNI JUSSU ET MUNIFICENTIA EXARATAE ET IN LUCEM EDITAE . . . ADJECTA SUNT DESCRIPTIO, CONSTRUCTIO ET USUS INSTRUMENTORUM ASTRONOMIAE NOVAE PRACTICAE INSEVIENTIUM . . . SECUNDA EDITIO.

By: La Hire, Philippe De

Price: $799.00

Publisher: Paris:, Montalant: 1727

Seller ID: 35035

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


folding plates; Tabulae astronomicae : Ludovici Magni jussu et munificentia exaratae et in lucem editae : in quibus solis, lunae reliquorumque planetarum motus ex ipsis observationibus ... Traduntur ... : adjecta sunt descriptio, constructio & usus instrumentorum astronomiae novae practicae inservientium, variaque problemata astronomis geographisque perutilia : ad meridianum Observatorii Regii Parisiensis in quo habitae sunt observationes ab ipso autore Philippo de La H... View more info

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ABREGE D'ASTRONOMIE PAR M. DE LA LANDE, LECTEUR ROYAL EN MATHE? MATIQUES; DE L'ACADEMIE ROYALE DES SCIENCES DE PARIS ; DE CELLES DE LONDRES, DE PETERSBOURG, DE BERLIN, DE STOCKOLM, DE BOLOGNE, & C. CENSEUR ROYAL.

By: La Lande, Joseph-Jerome Le Francais De

Price: $446.50

Publisher: Paris, Les Libraires Associes: 1775

Seller ID: 35027

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; 16 folding engraved plates. Xxxvi, 507 pages. 8vo, 195x126 mm, contemporary calf gilt, top of spine chipped, portion missing from bottom compartment; scattered minor spotting, opening leaves gnawed slightly along bottom edge, contemporary monogram stamp on title, elsewhere in text, and on verso of plates. NOTES: Abridgment originally published the year before of Lalande's 1764 Traité d'Astronomie. Shows the importance of astronomy in all times and all... View more info

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DE DOCTRINA TEMPORUM [WITH URANOLOGION] [Lbc]

By: Petau, Denis, S. J.

Price: $559.30

Publisher: Venice, Bartolomeo Baronchelli,: 1757

Seller ID: 35010

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


B&W Illustration; c1700 pages; xlviii, 568, [8]; xii, 536; viii, 220, viii, 364 pages, including engraved frontispiece portrait of the author. 4 parts in 3 volumes. Folio, 395x260 mm, contemporary paste-paper wrappers, quite worn and most likely original, with portions missing from spines and some chipping along cover edges, Volume 2 front cover detached with title adhered, other front covers partly detached; scattered foxing; uncut. Vác Piarist ownership inscription d... View more info

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EXPERIENCES DE PHYSIQUE [CT 2 VOLS]

By: Polinière, Pierre De.

Price: $658.00

Publisher: Paris, Clouzier, Bordelet, Gissey: 1734

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 35013

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; 19 engraved plates. [40], 398, [8]; [8], 382, [24] pages, including half-titles. 2 volumes. 12mo, 165x94 mm, contemporary mottled calf gilt; some plates toned, dampstaining in lower outer corners of Volume 2 opening leaves. Paris: Gissey et al. , 1734 Fourth edition of a work originally published in 1709, based on the author's lectures at the University of Paris, containing detailed descriptions of 116 experiments. An account of various electrical expe... View more info

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TRAITÉ D'ASTRONOMIE THÉORIQUE [CT, PRINTED IN RUSSIAN EMPIRE]

By: Schubert, Friedrich Theodor Von.

Price: $1,128.00

Publisher: St Petersbourg, Russia, L'Academie Imp. Des Sciences: 1822

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 35002

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Quite beautiful full calf leather.. 10 folding engraved plates. [8], xvi, 286; [4], x, 568; [4], viii, 524 pages, including half-titles. 3 volumes. 4to, 256x214 mm, contemporary calf gilt with Signet Library arms on covers, Volume 3 front cover detached, others covers starting; minor foxing on Volume 1 opening leaves. St. Petersburg: Imprimerie de l'Académie Impériale des Sciences, 1822. First edition in French of Schubert's 1798 Theoretische Astronomie. Houzeau & Lanc... View more info

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INSTITUTIONS NEWTONIENNES; OU, INTRODUCTION A LA PHILOSOPHIE DE M. NEWTON.

By: Sigorgne, Pierre.

Price: $540.50

Publisher: Paris, Guillyn: 1769

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 35028

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; 7 folding engraved plates on 6 leaves [ the often errant plate 4 is present], Lvi, xlix, [3], 393, [3] pages. 8vo, 198x122 mm, contemporary sheep gilt with morocco lettering piece, spine ends with shallow wear, cover corners worn through, 19th-century Ricasoli-Firidolfi armorial bookplate on title verso (slightly wrinkling the paper). NOTES: Second edition of an introduction to Newtonian mathematics and physics originally published in 1747. Pages 327-5... View more info

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A CYCLE OF CELESTIAL OBJECTS [ILLUSTRATED]

By: Smyth, William Henry.

Price: $1,405.30

Publisher: London, John W. Parker: 1844

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 33052

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; viiii,[4],516,4pp. ads; xx,560 pages; Numerous text illustrations. Half-titles; publisher's 4-page catalogue at end of Volume 2. 2 volumes. 8vo, modern gilt-lettered black cloth; old institutional stamps on titles. First edition of a classic guide to amateur astronomy. The first volume is a general introduction to the subject; the second, known as the Bedford Catalogue, records 850 objects seen from the author's private obser... View more info

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AZIMUTHS OF THE SUN 15th Edition, H. O. Number 71

By: U. S. Hydrographic Office United States Navy Department

Price: $14.05

Publisher: Washington, DC, Government Printing Office: 1939

Seller ID: 19489

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; Published by the Government printing office in Washington, DC 1939, 15th edition View more info

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THEORETICAL ASTRONOMY RELATING TO THE MOTIONS OF THE HEAVENLY BODIES.

By: Watson, James Craig.

Price: $658.00

Publisher: N Y, Lippincott: 1868

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 35004

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


662 pages. 8vo, 255x165 mm, original cloth, spine faded and stained, peripheral discoloration on covers; scattered minor spotting. Small loss tocloth covering towards bottom of front hinge. Hinges, binding and text block quite solid. First edition of the author's major work. 'It established Watson as one of the leading American experts in celestial mechanics and orbital theory' (ANB). BEA, pages 1198-99; Houzeau & Lancaster 11822. PROVENANCE-Astronomy and Science Books f... View more info

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THEORETICAL ASTRONOMY RELATING TO THE MOTIONS OF THE HEAVENLY BODIES.

By: Watson, James Craig.

Price: $352.50

Publisher: Lippincott: 1868

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 35006

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Ex-Library; 662 pages; Rebound in reddish tan cloth. Text block and hinges solid, binding straight. Contents clean. Includes an in-depth analysis of planetary motion and the discovery of new comets. Best known for his imagined celestial body, the planet Vulcan between mars and the sun. It has been thought that sunspots or small planetoids on that area would account for his findings. Tables, charts and appendix. PROVENANCE-Astronomy and Science Books from the Collection o... View more info

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HISTOIRE DU CIEL, OU L'ON RECHERCHE L'ORIGINE DE ... [CT IN 2 VOLS]

By: [Pluche, Antoine]

Price: $211.50

Publisher: Paris, Estienne: 1748

Seller ID: 35302

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; History of the sky, or the origin of idolatry and the despised philosophy is research on the formation of celestial bodies & any nature. New edition. Sound copies in calf with spines nicely worked in gilt. Nouvelle édition. Marbled eps. A number of plates, some a little bit weird. 6.5 x 4". View more info