Astronomy from William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA

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Great Combination! Atlas, Almanac and Receipt Book, 1884, 1885

by [The Centaur Company]

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1884-1885
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$100.00

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Stapled pictorial wraps. Includes ephemerides, maps and cooking recipes throughout, all for the New York patent medicine firm Centaur, producers of Castoria and Centaur Liniment. Culinary & medicinal recipes, as well as short stories and vignettes. In publisher's red, black and yellow decorated wrappers, illustrated with an image of "The Diver", which is depicted on many Centaur publications. A loose… Read more
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A Map of the Moon in XXV (25) Sections with Index

by Walter Goodacre

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1910
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$4,850.00

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Quarter black morocco over black faux-leather with gilt particulars to front board and leather and metal clasp still in good working order. Endpapers decorated with floral motif and cover boards are navy blue moire. Reduced from the Author's original Map of 77 inches in diameter. Goodacre was Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society, Director of the Lunar Section of the… Read more
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$4,850.00
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Samuel Bulfinch Emmons

by The Spirit Land

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1859
Condition
Very Good
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$600.00

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Early printing of a classic occult text that covers : Origin of Popular Superstitions, Inductive Philosophy not Understood, Effects of the imagination on the Nervous System, Ignorance of Mental Philosophy and of True Religion, Belief in Witchcraft, Necromancy and Fortune Telling, Fairies (or wandering spirits) and Gypsies, False Prophets and Christs, Mormon Superstition, Miller Delusion, Intercourse with Departed Spirits, Experiments… Read more
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$600.00
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Cosmografía Abreviada:

by Tomas Lopez

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1786
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$400.00

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Full mottled sheep with red morocco label & gilt particulars to spine. Red tinting to page edges. Marbled endpapers. Small worming holes to spine (see image) Includes 10 engraved plates, one folded. [xii], 364pp. 4 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches.
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Historia de Los Cielos, Tratado Popular de Astronomia

by Roberto Stawell Ball

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
c. 1880
Condition
Very Good
Item Price
$90.00

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Handsomely bound in supple mottled calf, gilt particulars to spine with author on red label & initials 'A.C' to green. Decorated endpapers. Includes numerous plates and chromolithographs. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 408, [indice], [laminas] pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail.
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$90.00
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"The 7 Dvipas", "Mt. Meru", "The Earth" and "Jambu-Dvipa"

by Royal W. Weiler

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
c. 1955
Condition
Very Good
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$1,250.00

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Very Good. "The 7 Dvipas", "Mt. Meru", "The Earth" and "Jambu-Dvipa". illustrations original notes and hypotheses to recto of each board. ; Folio 13" - 23" tall; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. .
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The Suryya (Surya) Siddhanta

by Edited and with commentary by Mahamahopadhyaya Sudhakara Dvivedi

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1909
Condition
Very Good
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$305.00

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Half burgundy morocco over marbled boards; title and decorative motif to spine. Wear to edges & hinges; occasional foxing throughout. The copy of Columbia & University of Pennsylvania Sanskrit professor Royal W. Weiler whose name is neatly penned to the front free fly. Taped repair to page one. Otherwise, a nice clean copy. ; Bibliotheca… Read more
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Etudes sur l'Astronomie Indienne et l'Astronomie Chinoise.

by Jean-Babtiste Biot

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1862
Condition
Very Good
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$200.00

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Quarter green morocco with raised bands to spine. Bookshop plate to verso of front fly and Joseph McPherson's 1862 bold signature to half title. With three foldout plates. First edition of an expanded version of writings on Asian astronomy. "Biot's treatment was much more systematic than any which had preceded it" --Needham, Science and Civilization in… Read more
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$200.00