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"An Explanation of the Method of Adjustment of the Back Horizon Glass of Hadley's Quadrant, by Two Near Objects: Also a Description of a Projected Addition to the Quadrant, for Reflecting That Adjustment According to the Method of Mr. Blair."

By: LITTLE, James.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Dublin:, Printed by George Bonham, 1815.: 1815

Seller ID: S8381

In: Transactions of the Royal Irish Academy, vol. XII. 4to. (Article): 3-29 pp. 1 engraved plate of the quadrant. (Whole volume): v, 188, 316 pp. Various engraved plates, articles; occasional light foxing. Original half calf, marbled boards; joints reinforced with kozo. Good +. FIRST EDITION. Study of a new addition to a quadrant with an engraved plate of the instrument including dimensions. Includes: Miss Harriet Kiernan, "Essay on the Influence of Fictitious History of modern Manners, pp. 61-98; Andrew Carmichael, "An Essay on the question proposed by the Royal Irish Academy, viz. &... View more info