Berlin: Carl Heymann, 1861. Hardcover. Fifth revised edition of this work by prominent German professor of astronomy. Many tables and formulas throughout the German text. Bound in contemporary three quarter brown leather with marbled paper boards. Spine leather has partially split from the spine, leather is chipped and rubbed. Interior pages clean. Very good condition. 667 pages plus 16 pages on the planets. SCI/042815. Very Good.
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Leipzig: A. Th. Engelhardt. 1882. Paperback. In Wraps. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo. In original light blue wrappers, some fading and light chipping to edges, bound w/string (as well as glue) along spine. Two pencil marks to cover. Interior is quite clean and bright, though edges lightly darkened. Contains several pages of tables, many calculations. In German. 44 pp. SCI/021104. Very Good.
Göttingen: Heinrich Dieterich, 1805. Hardcover. SCARCE. German astronomer Tobias Mayer (1723 - 1762) is best known for his studies of the moon and his lunar tables. Includes two fold out plates to rear. Very good black paper covered boards with red and gilt title label to spine "Mayer's Astronomie." Wear to hinges, edges of boards, and corners. Heavy rubbing to paper covering boards. Stamp from the Meterological Society to title page and remnant of stamp to endpage. Previous owner signature dated 1825 to front endpage. Occasional spots of foxing to interior and minor toning to pages. IN GERMAN. 340 pages plus index and 2 plates. SCI/042915. Very Good.
New York: John Wiley and Sons, 1900. Hardcover. Very Good brown cloth covered boards with gilt lettering on spine. Slight wear to spine ends. Light yellowing to pages and light damp stain to bottom edges of first 15 pages. Includes numerous fold-outs. Third Edition. Index, 234 pages plus ads. Architecture. ARCHI/4283. Very Good.
San Francisco: The Astronomical Societh of the Pacific, 1930. Paperback. 8vo. Grey paper wrappers with black title to front wrapper. Minor browning to edges and spine. Light foxing to first few pages. Else is clean and bright with photographic illustrations throughout. Includes pages 131-195. Science and Technology. SCI/090716. Very Good.
London: W. Newton, Office for Patents, 1849. Hardcover. VG. 3/4 green leather with raised bands and gilt tooling on spine, marble paper covered boards. Leather corners. Minor edgewear. Ex libris numbers to foot of spine. Interior hinges cracked and a bit weak. Title page and list of plates page are both detached but present. Front free end page is missing. Ex library with bookplate to front paste down and stamp to title page. Light browning to edges of pages. Else is clean and bright with wonderful illustrations and diagrams throughout. 448 pages + index. Technical. TECH01/112399. Very Good.
London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1910. Hardcover. Near fine in original red cloth boards with gilt title to spine and front cover. Gilt illustration of saturn to spine, the big dipper to front cover, and a comet to rear cover. Slight fading to spine, gentle roll to spine, and slight browning to margins of pages. Clean and bright. Includes 112 illustrations. 319 pages. SCI/042715. Very Good.
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1917. Hardcover. 8vo. From the Rural Science Series. Very good in olive green cloth covered boards with gilt title to spine and black ltitle to front cover with red border. Minor bumping to spine ends and corners and slight browning to spine. Minor yellowing to edges of pages. Else is clean and bright. Includes illustrations and charts throuhgout. Index, 421 pages + advertisements at rear. Agriculture. AGR104280. Very Good.
Padova: Tipografia Gio. Batta. Randi, 1878. Paperback. Original Wraps. Very Good Minus/No Jacket. Signed by Author. 8vo. In origianl gray wrappers, though lacks rear panel of wrapper; wraps lightly darkened and chipped. Interior is clean though browned in the margins, text remains bright and easily readable. In Italian. 90 pp. SCI/021104. Very Good -.
Breslau: Robert Nischkowsky, 1870. Paperback. In Wraps. Very Good Minus/No Jacket. Lacks original wraps. Outside wrapper is lightly soiled and darkened; light chipping to edges and antiquated ink inscription to top right corner of front cover. Interior is browned w/some light spotting but overall text remains bright and clear. In German. 44 pp. SCI/021204. Very Good.
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001. Hardcover. 8vo. Fine in light brown cloth backed blue paper covered boards with gilt title to spine. Pristine interior with maps, graphs, illustrations and tables throughout. Illustrated dust jacket with title to front and spine panels. 360 pages. Science. SCI1/5012. Fine / Fine.
Proceedings of the Royal Society. 1872. Paperback. Very good in fragile, original orange wrappers, light chipping along spine where it was once bound into another volume. Light crease along center, minor soiling/a few spots to rear flap. Interior is clean, 3 pp. In wraps. Science. SCI/10163. Very Good.