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Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific. A General Index to Volumes I to XXV (1889-1913).

By: AITKEN, Robert Grant (1864-1951) (comp.).

Price: $25.00

Publisher: San Francisco:, Printed for the Society, 1914.: 1914

Seller ID: Z1011


8vo. 127 pp. Stapled self-wraps; original wrappers missing. Fair. Rare. View more info

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History of Physical Astronomy, from the Earliest Ages to the Middle of the Nineteenth Century. Comprehending a Detailed Account of the Establishment of the Theory of Gravitation by Newton, and its Development by his Successors; with an Exposition of the Progress of Research on all the other Subjects of Celestial Physics.

By: GRANT, Robert (1814-1892).

Price: $175.00

Publisher: London:, Robert Baldwin, 1852.: 1852

Seller ID: RW1450


8vo. xiv, [15]-637, [1] pp. 2 figs., index, additional & corrections; minimal marginalia. Contemporary half maroon gilt-stamped calf, marbled boards, all edges marbled; corners showing. Very good. First book-form edition. Robert Grant, Scottish astronomer, studied at King's College. The present work first appeared in parts in the Society of Useful Knowledge in 1848-9. In 1852 it was reissued in its complete form (this work). Grant became director of the University of Glasgow Observatory. He was awarded the Gold Medal of the Royal Astronomical Society, 1856, and in 1865 elected a Fellow of the... View more info

History of Physical Astronomy from the Earliest Ages to the Middle of the Nineteenth Century, Comprehending a Detailed Account of the Establishment of the Theory of Gravitation by Newton, with an Exposition on the Progress of Research on All Other Subjects of Celestial Physics. With a new introduction by Harry Woolf.

By: GRANT, Robert.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York:, Johnson Reprint, 1966.: 1966

Seller ID: S11126


Reprint from the London edition of 1852. Series: The Sources of Science, No. 38. 8vo. xi, *xx, xiv, [15]-637 pp. Index. Gilt-stamped navy blue cloth, dust-jacket; jacket slightly soiled, spine darkened. Bookplate. Very good. View more info