Cambridge, MA & London:, MIT Press, (1970-1972). : 1970
Seller ID: S9408
3 volumes [Including Vol. 1, 2 (parts 1 & 2). 8vo. Various pagination. Figs., bibliog., index. Gilt-, silver- and red-stamped black cloth; vols. 2 & 3 have dust jackets. Ownership signature of Joseph M. Juarez in vol. 2. Very good. RARE. Yusuke Hagihara (1897-1979), Japanese celestial mathematician, received his Ph.D. in 1930 from the University of Tokyo ? where he taught till his retirement in 1957. His field was more particularly perturbation theory and the stability of the solar system. This work was issued in 5 volumes, being a complete survey of the field comparable to those works of Lap... View More...
London, New York, Toronto:, Longmans, Green, (1953). : 1953
Seller ID: S10336
Tall 8vo. vii, 381 pp. Index. Original navy blue cloth; spine mended, spine call nos. Ex-library rubber stamp on front paste-down, ffep top margin torn. Scarce. FIRST EDITION. A classic work that is difficult to find in the original edition. Smart studied at Glasgow University and graduated with first class honors and was awarded the Cunninghame Medal for mathematics. Smart adhered to the "mathematical rigors of fundamental astronomy. . ." He was professor of Astronomy at the University of Glasgow, succeeding Ludwig Becker. [Hockey & Trimble, Biographical Encyclopedia of Astronomers, II, p. 1... View More...