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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, ABAA, ILAB (SKU: 918)

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

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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

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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."

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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 of Publication
Uppsala
Date published
1939
Keywords
astronomy, moon, space
Bookseller catalogs
Science & Technology;

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