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Théorie du mouvement de la Lune (AVEC) Supplément à la Théorie de la Lune par Jean Plana, 1856-1857. (4 VOLUMES)
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Théorie du mouvement de la Lune (AVEC) Supplément à la Théorie de la Lune par Jean Plana, 1856-1857. (4 VOLUMES)

By Plana, Giovanni Antonio Amedeo [1781-1864]

Turin: De l'Imprimerie royale, 1832 "Théorie du Mouvement de la Lune", (1832), 3 Volumes in-4: pp. (10), XVI, (8), 794; (10), 865, (3); (8), 856, (2); "Supplément à la Théorie de la Lune", (1856, 1857, 1860), 3 parts in one volume, in-4: pp. (2), 59, (3); pp. 80; pp. 26, 2 b. Autographe dedication of the daughter of Plana (Sophie Plana) to the first volume and the Supplément. Covers are lightly soiled and rubbed, but still solid and in good condition. Inside pages are uncut, some soiling at the beginning of volume II, otherwise inside pages are fresh and in very good condition. The work is donated to Cavalier Alessandro Dorna, Chairman of the Académie des Sciences and Director of the Royal Observatory of Turin. "This monumental work is the result of a vast amount of astronomical calculations: in the nineteenth century, the question of the motion of the Moon continued to play a significant interest, not only as a special case of the movement of the three bodies, but also for eminently practical reasons, first of which the calculation of longitudes at sea." VERY RARE FIRST EDITION. Photos available upon request. 10kg.

$9705.00

L'usage Du Globe Celeste. MANUSCRIT ORIGINAL.
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L'usage Du Globe Celeste. MANUSCRIT ORIGINAL.

France MANUSCRIT ORIGINAL DE LA FIN DU XVIe SIECLE(?) ou du XVIIe SIECLE constituant un manuel pratique d'utilisation du globe céleste. Il est rédigé d'une écriture très lisible et divisé en chapitres correspondant aux différentes fonctions de l'instrument. // 'L'usage du globe celeste', manuscript on paper [France, late 16th century(?) or 17th century], a treatise on the celestial globe, in French, 14 pages, small 4to (220 x 153mm), (small, unobtrusive wormhole touching text), bound in modern papered boards. A practical manual on the use of the celestial globe. Written in a neat, attractive hand, the text is sub-divided into short sections including instruction 'Pour trouver l'heure du soleil couchant', 'Pour avoir l'elevation du soleil sur l'horison a l'heure Meridienne', 'Pour avoir la haulteur du pole sur l'orison en quelque region que ce soit', 'Pour trouver sur le globe a toutes heures du Jour de combien le soleil sera esleve', 'Pour avoir la longueur du Jour artificiel', 'Pour trouver le signe ascendant à toute heure du jour', 'Pour avoir la longeur du jour artificiel', 'Pour scavoir la plus hault elevation d'une estoile sur l'orison', 'Practique pour l'usage du Globe Celeste touchant les estoiles' and 'Pour scavoir combien chaque signe du Globe est composee d'estoiles'. PHOTOS DISPONIBLES / PHOTOS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST. VERY NICE COPY. TRES BEL EXEMPLAIRE.

$1863.36

Éléments d'Astronomie [avec] Tables Astronomiques du Soleil, de la Lune, des Planetes, des Étoiles Fixes, et des satellites de Jupiter et de Saturne. (2 Volumes, complet)
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Éléments d'Astronomie [avec] Tables Astronomiques du Soleil, de la Lune, des Planetes, des Étoiles Fixes, et des satellites de Jupiter et de Saturne. (2 Volumes, complet)

By Cassini, Jacques (1677-1756)

Paris.: Imprimerie Royale, 1740 (ENGLISH DESCRIPTION AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST). Éléments d'Astronomie: (1ff, blanc) - [xvi] - (12p) - 643 pages - (1p, blanc), 26 planches dépliantes. Tables Astronomiques: (1ff), blanc) - [xiv] - (6p) - 222 pages - (2p) - (1ff, blanc). Reliure en cuir moderne, en parfaite condition. Légères rousseurs éparses, certaines pages brunies, autrement les pages intérieures et les planches sont en très bonne condition, sans inscription et solides. RARE. Photos disponibles sur demande.

$2329.20

Boys' Book of Astronomy

By Goodwin Deloss Swezey & J. Harris Gable

New York: E. P. Dutton & Co., 1929 Frontispiece - (xiii) - (1) - 291 pages. 110 illustrations. Green cloth. Cover is rubbed but in good condition. Ex-Library copy with usual inscription. Bookplates on the inside front cover. Otherwise, inside pages are in very good condition, clean and tight. Photos available upon request. VERY RARE!!!

$19.41

Stars and Planets

By Muirden, James

New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Company, 1965 318 pages. Numerous photos, figures and tables. Cover is in very good condition. Ex-Library copy with usual inscription, otherwise inside pages are in very good condition, clean and tight. Photo available upon request.

$3.11

General Astronomy

By Jones, H. Spencer

London: Edward Arnold & Co., 1922 (viii) - 392 pages. Frontispiece + 23 B/W Photo illustrations. Publisher's blue cloth covers, gilt lettering + double lines along top/bottom on spine, blind bands around edges on front. Ex-Library copy with usual inscription on spine and title page. Bookplates on the inside front cover. Cover is lightly rubbed on the edges and corners. Inside pages are in very good condition, clean and tight.

$29.50

Exploring the Stratosphere

By Heard, Gerald

London: Thomas Nelson and Sons, 1936 (vii) - (1) - 104 pages. Frontispiece + 10 illustrations. Grey cloth with green title to spine. Cover and spine are lightly rubbed, but very tight. Ex-Library copy with inscription on spine, title page and p 57. Bookplates on the inside front cover. Otherwise inside pages are in very good condition, clean and tight. Photo available upon request.

$34.94

Celestial Objects for Common Telescopes - Volume I: The Solar System

By Webb, Thomas William

New York: Dover Publications, 1962 (xxvi) - 255 pages - Catalog of Dover books at the rear. Cover is lightly rubbed on the edge. Inside pages are in very good condition, clean and tight. Photos available upon request.

$2.33

SATELLITES

By Blow, Michael & Taylor, L.B.

Garden City, NY: Nelson Doubleday, 1966 64 pages. Cover is lightly rubbed on the edge, but in good condition. Stamp of the Springfield Science Museum on title page, browning on pages 6-7. Otherwise, inside pages are in very good condition, clean and tight. The cut away diagrams on pages 32 - 33 are by R. G. Amann comes complete with Satellites label for Album case. Photos available upon request.

$1.55

New Frontiers in Astronomy

By Scientific American

San Francisco: W. H. Freeman and Company, 1975 369 pages. Cover is in good condition, ligthly rubbed on the edges. Inside pages are in very good condition except for a few pages at the end with light stain on the edge (not affecting the text). Photo available upon request.

$2.33

New Horizons in Astronomy

By Brandt, John C. & Maran, Stephen P.

San Francisco: W. H. Freeman and Company, 1979 (xv) - 614 pages; many illustrations, photos and charts. Cover is in very good condition, lightly rubbed on the edges. Inside pages are in very good condition, clean and tight. Photo available upon request.

$3.88

Introduction to Space Age Astronomy [bound with] Workbook for Telecompanion for Space Age Astronomy

By Cavanaugh, John M.

Washington: Educational Services, 1960 (x) - 121 pages - (3) - (2) - 45 pages. Cover is in very good condition, lightly rubbed on the edges. Inside pages are in very good condition, clean and tight. RARE!! Answers for the Workbook are included. Photo available upon request.

$13.98