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Manual of Celestial Navigation, A.

by Ageton, Arthur A.

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July 1943. Illustrated by b/w frontis, line drawings and charts. Stated 6th printing of first edition. (c.April 1942). Limp blue cloth, gilt print, table eps, cut fore-edge index. Cr.4to. pp. [iv], 104, [4] blank. NF/Ex-Lib. Stamp of the Dudley Observatory. Several signatures of Harry Raymond (1876-1961) with gift plate from his son Dr. Robert Raymond. Rubbed covers, yellowing page… Read more
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image of CROSS MODULATION OF COSMIC NOISE: A Technique for Investigating the Disturbed D-Region. UAG-R137, The.

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Fairbanks: Geophysical Institute University of Alaska, May, 1963. Illustrated by Figures and tables. First edition. Contract No. AF 19(604)-8833 P7663, T766302. Scientific Report No. 1. AFCRL-63-624. Cloth backed yellow printed card wraps. 4to (27cm). pp. 142, [2] Table. Appendices, References. Near Fine. Light wear to cover, text recto. Abstract: dissertation, historical review, comparison, insignificant about 30km..
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Fairbanks: Geophysical Institute University of Alaska, July, 1965. Illustrated by 9 figures. First edition. Scientific Report NSF G-25193. Cloth backed yellow printed card wraps. 4to (27cm). pp. 52. Bibliography. Very Good. Light edgewear, rear soil, observatory stamp, text recto. Suggests that a fluting instability on the outer boundary of the ring current belt is responsible for auroral breakup..
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Development of the Planetarium in the United States, The.

by Chamberlain, Joseph Miles 1923-2011.

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Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution, 1958. Illustrated by 6 plates. First Separate edition. From the Smithsonian Report for 1957. Publication 4319. Stapled green printed wraps. 8vo. pp. 261-277, [1], [6] plates. Near Fine. Hayden Planetarium, American Museum of Natural History, International Planetarium Directors Conference..
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image of OBSERVATIONS MADE WITH THE COOKSON FLOATING ZENITH TELESCOPE in the years 1911-1918 [AND] in the years 1919-1927 at the Royal Observatory, Greenwich for the determination of Latitude and the Constant of Aberration.

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London: His Majesty's Stationery Office [Neill & Co., Edinburg], 1921; 1928. First edition. copies of Benjamin Boss, Dudley Observatory. 2 volumes. Limp gray cloth, printed paper label to top & bottom boards. Royal 4to. pp. 76; 67. VG/No jacket. Cover and internal soil, copy of Benjamin Boss with faint pencil initials B.B. and observatory stamp..
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image of Researches as to the Identity of the Periodic Comet of 1889-1896-1903 (Brooks) with the Periodic Comet of 1770 (Lexell).

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: Contributions from the Observatory of Columbia University No. 22, 1904. Illustrated by 2 Plates. Reprint thus edition. Reprinted from The Annals of the New York Aademy of Science Vol. SV. Printed card wraps, unopened. 8vo. pp. iii, 217-293, [9] plates. Very Good+. Observatory stamps, edgewear to cover, internally near fine. All sections unopened, original return postcard laid in. … Read more
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Harlem: Les HŽritiers Loosjes, 1875. Illustrated by 4 pull-out charts, 1 folding chart. Second thus edition. c.1865, 2e Ždition revue et corrigŽe. Original printed wraps, uncut & unopened. 4to. pp. [viii], 53, [3]. Good. (ink owner and date), cover chipped and soiled, internally very good, most sections unopened, some page chips and darkening at end pages. Includes: Premier Supplement au… Read more
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Burlington, NJ: Printed and Published by David Allinson & Co, 1812. Edited by John Gummere, 1784-1845, "revised, corrected and improved by". Illustrated by line drawings and tables in text, one fold out plate. First edition. Full leather, 5 gilt spine tiles. 8vo. pp. 226, 145. About Very Good. Cap chipped binding but joints and hinges intact, foxing starting, period ink… Read more
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Cape Town: Saul Solomon & Co, 1874. Illustrated by Tables. First edition. Royal blue blind-stamped cloth, gilt print, 6 double gilt spine bands and title/year,. Royal 8vo (25cm). pp. xxvi, 111; xxiv, 117, [2]. Very Good. Spine darkened to navy blue, light cap crushing and minor board nicks, period Astronomical Library bookplates and printer front pastedowns. Sir Thomas Maclear… Read more
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Cape Town: Saul Solomon & Co, 1877; 1879. Illustrated by Tables. First edition. 2 volumes. Royal blue blind-stamped cloth, gilt print, 6 double gilt spine bands and title/year, gilt print topboard. Royal 8vo (25cm). pp. xvii, 263, [1]; xiv, 336. Very Good. Spine darkened to navy blue, light cap crushing and minor board nicks, period Astronomical Library bookplates front pastedowns.… Read more
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Washington, DC: GPO, 1930 & 1932. Illustrated by tables, several plates. Reprints edition. U.S. Department of Commerce V4/5-30, V5/9-30, V8/3-32, V9/9-32. 4 volumes. Stapled wraps, printed cover. 8vo. pp. 8-26 each. Very Good. Light cover soil/stain, pen initials. Titles: The ARC Spectrum of Bromine and Its Structure; Terms of the ARC and Spark Spectra of Chromium; The ARC Spectrum of… Read more
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Madras: Printed at the Lawrence Asylum Press by W. H. Moore (small press ticket rear pastedown), 1884. Illustrated by tables. First edition. Presentation plate front pastedown "By order of the Right Honorable the Governor in Council at Madras to The Dudley Observatory, Albany" with their bookplate. Navy pebble cloth, gilt stamped spine (Telegraphic Longitude Determinations in India) also title of… Read more
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Three ZIRCONIUM titles: Bureau of Standards Research Papers Nos. 202, 255, 296

by Kiess, C. C. and Harriet K. Kiess, (-and R. J. Lang).

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Washington, DC: GPO, 1930-1. Illustrated by 1 plate & b/w line drawings; Figures and tables. Reprints edition. Department of Commerce V5/8-30, 12-30, V6/4-31. 3 volumes. Stapled wraps, printed cover. 8vo. pp. 305-324; 1205-1241; 621-672. VG. Light cover soil. Titles: The Structure of the Spectra of Doubly and Trebly Ionized Zirconium; The Structure of the Spectrum of Singly Ionized Zirconium; The… Read more
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New York: Published from the Bruce Fund (New Era Printing, Lancaster PA), 1903. Illustrated by two b/w plates (author objective plane grating), tables. First edition. Original reply receipt card laid in. Original gray printed wraps, uncut, unopened. Royal 8vo (25 cm). pp. iv, 5-42, [2] blank. Very Good. Light cover soil, faint foxing, sections unopened (unread). Canadian mathematician and… Read more
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Fairbanks: Geophysical Institute University of Alaska, February, 1968. Illustrated by photographs, charts, line drawings. First edition. NSF GP-5249, GP-5540 DES. AF49(638)-110, AF33(657)-13703. Report approved by Keith B. Mather. Cloth backed yellow printed card wraps. 4to (27cm). pp. 170, [2]. Bibiliography. Very Good. Observatory stamp and light edgewear to cover, one straightened rear corner crease, text recto. Pulsating, flaming, flickering auroras,… Read more
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Fairbanks: Geophysical Institute University of Alaska, May, 1964. Illustrated by b/w photographs, charts, line drawings. First edition. Final Report NSF G15725. Report approved by Keith B. Mather (sig). Cloth backed yellow printed card wraps. 4to (27cm). pp. xv, 130, [54] plates. Bibiliography. Very Good. Light edgewear, text recto. Spring 1960, two multi-channel D. C. photometer systems, two stations (College and… Read more
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Fairbanks: Geophysical Institute University of Alaska, March, 1968. Illustrated by tables and charts. First edition. Scientific Report. NSF: GP 492 & GP 5540. Report approved by Keith B. Mather (sig.). Cloth backed yellow printed card wraps. 4to (27cm). pp. 81. Very Good. Observatory stamp and light edgewear to cover, text recto. One of 8 in series (7/1957-1964) using Davis… Read more
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Fairbanks: Geophysical Institute University of Alaska, May, 1964. Illustrated by 27 figures. First edition. Scientific Report. NSF: GP 947 & NAS5-3595. Report approved by Keith B. Mather (sig.). Cloth backed yellow printed card wraps. 4to (27cm). pp. xi, 72. Bibiliography. Near Fine. Light edgewear, text recto. Three absorption events (Types F, S, P) identified in study of cosmic radiowave absorption… Read more
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Fairbanks: Geophysical Institute University of Alaska, August, 1964. Illustrated by Tables (pp.22-41), 12 figures. First edition. Geophysical Research Report No. 10. Report approved by Keith B. Mather (sig.). Cloth backed yellow printed card wraps. 4to (27cm). pp. 41, [12] plates. biliographies. Very Good+. Light edgewear, text recto. "Results suggest that the latitudinal distribution of intensity of some airglow emissions may… Read more
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Fairbanks: Geophysical Institute University of Alaska, October, 1967. Illustrated by charts, graphs, line drawings. First edition. AFCRL-67-0550, Contract No. AF19(628)-1695. Project 8601, 11/62-10/67. Final Report approved by Keith B. Mather. Cloth backed yellow printed card wraps. 4to (27cm). pp. xxv, 67, [38] figures. Bibiliography. Very Good. Observatory stamp and light edgewear to cover, text recto. Final report, muli- person… Read more
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