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Catalogus van de Boeken Op 1 Januari 1877 Aanwezig in de Bibliotheek der Sterrenwacht te Leiden. [Bound with four supplements covering the period between 1877-1901: Catalogus van de Boeken Aanwezig in de Bibliotheek der Sterrenwacht te Leiden (1881-1902)].

By: BAKHUYZEN, Hendricus Gerardus van de Sande (1838-1923).

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Gravenhage:, M. Nijhoff, 1877-1902.: 1877

Seller ID: Z1058


5 issues in one volume. Small 4to. vii, 211; 74; 98; [i], 198; vii, 152 pp. Indexes. Half calf with marbled paper sides, gilt-stamped spine title, calf corners; extremities a bit worn, faint remnant of former sticker on spine. Very good. Although there was a Leiden Observatory in 1632, these catalogs represent the work and holdings of the revived Leiden Observatory which began operation in about 1860. View more info

Les parallaxes dynamiques des etoiles doubles.

By: BARBIER, D.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Paris:, Hermann & Cie, 1936.: 1936

Seller ID: S5899


Series: Actualites Scientifiques et Industrielles, 348, Exposes d'Astronomie Stellaire, Publies sous la Direction de Henri Mineur, VI. 8vo. 31, [5] pp. Tables, figs. Printed wrappers; fore-edge of top cover torn and wrinkled. Publisher's compliments slip laid in. Unopened. Very good. View more info

The Castor system.

By: BARLOW, D. A.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Ottawa:, F. A. Acland, 1929.: 1929

Seller ID: S5900


Series: Publications of the Dominion Observatory, Ottawa, Vol. IX, Astrophysics, No. 6. 4to. [ii], (149)-159 pp. 3 figs., tables. Printed wrappers. Fine. View more info

An Index to Biographical Fragments in Unspecialized Scientific Journals.

By: BARR, Ernest Scott.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: University, AL:, University of Alabama Press, (1973).: 1973

Seller ID: Z1066


8vo. vii, 294 pp. Charcoal cloth, silver stamped cover and spine titles; corners and spine ends chipped. Bookplate. Good +. An index of biographical and obituary notices in: American Journal of Science (1819-1920), Proceedings of the Edinburgh Royal Society (1832-1920), Proceedings of the Royal Society (1800-1933), Nature (1859-1918), Popular Science Monthly (1872-1915), Philosophical Magazine (1798-1902), Science (1883-1919). 7,700 separate individuals included. ISBN: 0817396033 View more info

"Theoretical interpretation of upper atmosphere emissions."

By: BATES, D. R., editor.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Offprint from: Planetary and Space Science, Vol. 10, 1963. New York, etc.:, Pergamon Press, 1963. At head of title: International Astronomical Union, Symposium No. 18, held in Paris, 25th-29th June 1962,: 1963

Seller ID: S5902


Offprint from: Planetary and Space Science, Vol. 10, 1963. New York, etc.:: Pergamon Press, 1963. At head of title: International Astronomical Union, Symposium No. 18, held in Paris, 25th-29th June 1962, jointly with the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics., 1963. 248 x 187 mm. 8vo. [iv], 264 pp. Figs., tables, plates, indexes. Printed wrappers. Very good. View more info

1800-1809 Catalogo della Corrispondenza degli Astronomi di Brera. Volume 2.

By: BATTIONI, Gianluca & Paola LOCATELLI (curators).

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Milano:, Universita degli Studi di Milano, (1991).: 1991

Seller ID: BL1752


Series: Storia della Fisica/Istituto di Fisica Generale Applicata. Tall 8vo. 435-913 pp. Printed wrappers. Burndy bookplate. Very good. Complete in itself. Alphabetical index of more than 1200 manuscript letters. Volume One (issued in 1986 and not present here) dealt with 1726-1799 and contained 1333 additional letters from the collection. View more info

"Magnetic results of Halley's expedition, 1698-1700." WITH: AULT, J. P. & W. F. WALLIS. "Halley's observations of the magnetic declination, 1698-1700."

By: BAUER, Louis Agricola (1865-1932).

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Offprint from:, Terrestrial Magnetism and Atmospheric Electricity, September, 1913.: 1913

Seller ID: S5903


8vo. 113-126; 126-132 pp. 1 fig., tables; tables. Printed wrappers; text block separating from wrappers, ms. notes on top cover. Good. View more info

Mechanical Universe: The Astrarium of Giovanni de' Dondi. . . .

By: BEDINI, Silvio A. & Francis R. MADDISON.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Philadelphia:, The American Philosophical Society, 1966.: 1966

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: S6042


Series: Transactions of the American Philosophical Society held at Philadelphia for promoting useful knowledge. 4to. 69 pp. Frontis., 53 figs., chronology, bibliog., index. Boards, dust jacket; jacket edge chipped, spine worn. Good. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR to I Bernard Cohen. Dust jacket present. View more info

The Sky and its Mysteries.

By: BEET, Ernest Agar.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London:, G. Bell, 1957.: 1957

Seller ID: S7169


Reprint. 8vo. 238 pp. 14 plates, figs., folding star chart, index. Boards; minor wear to spine ends. Very good. View more info

The 1988 Perihelic Apparition of Mars. With: The Journal of the Association of Lunar and Planetary Observers; the Strolling Astronomer. Vol. 32, nos. 7-8. March 1988.

By: BEISH, J. D.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: San Francisco:, JALPO, 1988.: 1988

Seller ID: S10089


8vo. pp. 141-184. Illus. Printed wrappers. Fine. Beish's article is found on pages 158-168. "This paper presents the seasonal aspects, and observational characteristics and prospects, for the 1988 Martian Perihelic Apparition. It also discusses the predicted behavior of the polar regions, meteorology, and surface changes of Mars, giving several useful graphs and charts and a calendar of predicted Martian events." View more info

A Biographical Index of British Engineers in the 19th Century.

By: BELL, Samuel Peter (comp.).

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York and London:, Garland, 1975.: 1975

Seller ID: Z1073

ISBN: 0824010787


Series: Garland Reference Library of Social Science, Vol. 5. 8vo. x, 246 pp. Beige cloth, black stamped spine title. Fine. ISBN: 0824010787 View more info

"Bestimmung der jahrlichen Parallaxe der Nova Persei."

By: BERGSTRAND, Osten.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Offprint from: Arkiv for Matematik, Astronomi och Fysik, Band 1. Stockholm:, P. A. Norstedt & Soner; Berlin: R. Friedlander & Sohn; London: William Wesley & Son; Paris: Paul Klincksieck, 1904.: 1904

Seller ID: S5834


8vo. (354)-394 pp. Tables. Printed wrappers; top cover loose, edges of top cover chipped. Ms. notation on top cover. Good. View more info

"Uber die Bahn des ersten Uranussatelliten, Ariel."

By: BERGSTRAND, Osten.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Offprint from: Konigl. Gesellschaft der Wissenschaften zu Uppsala, am 6 Nov. 1903. Uppsala:, Edv. Berling, 1904.: 1904

Seller ID: S5905


4to. [iv], 57 pp. Tables. Printed wrappers; paper brittle, edges chipped. Ex library rubber stamp on title, ms. notation on top cover. Good. Osten Bergstrand was director of the Uppsala Observatory. View more info

A Short History of Astronomy: From the Earliest Times Through the Nineteenth Century.

By: BERRY, Arthur.

Price: $3.00

Publisher: New York:, Dover, (1961).: 1961

Seller ID: S10157


Reprint of original 1898 John Murray edition. 8vo. xxxi, 440, [17] pp. Frontispiece, illustrations, indices. Printed wrappers. Very good. View more info

Physical Sciences: A Bibliography of Bibliographies. Volumes 1 & 2.

By: BESTERMAN, Theodore (1904-1976).

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Totowa, N.J.:, Roman and Littlefield, 1971.: 1971

Seller ID: Z1079


Two volume set. Series: The Besterman World Bibliographies. 8vo. (xii), 318; (iv), 319-677 pp. Blue-gray cloth, gilt-stamped spine title; rear cover to volume 1 a bit soiled. Very good. Very useful and reliable. View more info

Technology, Including Patents: A Bibliography of Bibliographies. Volumes 1 & 2.

By: BESTERMAN, Theodore (1904-1976).

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Totowa, N.J.:, Roman and Littlefield, 1971.: 1971

Seller ID: Z1080


Two volume set. Series: The Besterman World Bibliographies. 8vo. (xii), 368; (iii), 369-681 pp. Blue-gray cloth, gilt-stamped spine title; front cover to volume 2 a bit soiled. Very good. Very useful and reliable. View more info

Copy of letters sent to "Nature" on partial impact, by Professor Bickerton.

By: BICKERTON, William Alexander (1842-1929).

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New Zealand:, Printed at the "Press" Office, 1879.: 1879

Seller ID: S6267


8vo. 16 pp. Dis-bound, margins soiled. Ex library rubber stamp. Good. In 1874 Alexander Bickerton was appointed professor of chemistry at Canterbury College, New Zealand University. Here Bickerton provides a series of letters that put forth his theory of "partial impact," which stated that the partial impact of heavenly bodies was the origin of new stars and the cause of other unexplained astronomical phenomena, such as the origin of nebulae, the formation of variable stars, binary stars, and more. Bickerton claimed that his theory succeeded in carrying the principle of evolution beyo... View more info

"50 Jahre physikalische Grundlagenforschung in der Kaiser-Wilhelm-Gesellschaft und her Max-Planck-Gesellschaft."

By: BIERMANN, Ludwig.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Offprint from: Die Naturwissenschaften, 48 Jahrgang, Heft 1, S.2-10, 1961. Berlin, etc.:, Springer-Verlag, 1961.: 1961

Seller ID: S5909


4to. 10 pp. Self-wraps. Ex library rubber stamps and ms. notations on top cover. Very good. View more info

Women and Technology: An Annotated Bibliography.

By: BINDOCCI, Cynthia Gay.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York and London:, Garland Publishing, 1993.: 1993

Seller ID: Z1081

ISBN: 0824057899


Series: Women's History and Culture, Vol. 7 and Garland Reference Library of Social Science, Vol. 517. 8vo. xiv, 229 pp. 19 half-tone photos, indexes. Purple cloth, gilt-stamped cover and spine titles. Near fine. ISBN: 0824057899 View more info

A Bibliography of the Philosophy of Science, 1945-1981.

By: BLACKWELL, Richard J. (comp.).

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Westport, CT & London:, Greenwood Press, (1983).: 1983

Seller ID: Z1085

ISBN: 0313231249


First printing. Thick 8vo. xviii, 585 pp. Index. Tan cloth, black stamped cover and spine titles. Fine. Over 7,300 citations. ISBN: 0313231249 First Edition. View more info