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Pehr Wilhelm Wargentin, Kungl. Vetenskapsakademiens sekreterare och astronom, 1749-1783. Av N.V.E. Nordenmark. Avec un résumé français by N. V. E. [Nils Viktor Emanuel] Nordenmark - Paperback - Early Printing - 1939 - from Uncommon Works, IOBA and Biblio.com

Pehr Wilhelm Wargentin, Kungl. Vetenskapsakademiens sekreterare och astronom, 1749-1783. Av N.V.E. Nordenmark. Avec un résumé français

by N. V. E. [Nils Viktor Emanuel] Nordenmark

Condition: Near fine/very good


Uppsala: Almqvist & Wirsells Boktryckeri, 1939. Early Printing. Original wraps. Near fine/very good. First published in 1935, this is an excellent early printing of the biography of the astronomer Wargentin.In original paper wraps with wax/glassine dust wrapper intact. Very near fine with many unopened pages. A few stains to cover, especially at unprotected edges. (see photo). Text in Swedis and French. Frontis., illustrations, 464 pp., 7 1/2 x 10 1/2 inches tall, octavo. Pehr Wilhelm Wargentin (Sunne parish, Jämtlands län 11 September 1717 (OS) – Stockholm 13 December 1783), Swedish astronomer and demographer. Wargentin made studies on the moons of Jupiter and published his first paper on the topic in 1741 in the Acta of the Royal Society of Sciences in Uppsala. The crater Wargentin on the Moon is named after him, as is the secondary school Wargentinsskolan in Östersund, Jämtland, with a historical continuity going back to the school Wargentin himself attended on Frösön."
  • Bookseller: Uncommon Works, IOBA US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 918
  • Title: Pehr Wilhelm Wargentin, Kungl. Vetenskapsakademiens sekreterare och astronom, 1749-1783. Av N.V.E. Nordenmark. Avec un résumé français
  • Author: N. V. E. [Nils Viktor Emanuel] Nordenmark
  • Format/binding: Original wraps
  • Book condition: Used - Near fine
  • Jacket condition: very good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: Early Printing
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: Almqvist & Wirsells Boktryckeri
  • Place: Uppsala
  • Date published: 1939
  • Keywords: astronomy, moon, space
  • Bookseller catalogs: Science & Technology;
  • Subjects: SCIENCE / General;


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