Uranometria Nova Oxoniensis/ A Photometric Determination of the Magnitudes of All Stars Visible to the Naked Eye from the Pole to Ten Degrees South of the Equator
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Dark burgundy cloth boards have black-stamped rules, lettering and decoration on the front cover, black lettering on the spine. Covers are foxed and rubbed. Extremities are rubbed, corners are a bit worn. Spine is faded, head and foot are chipped and worn. Former owner's attractive bookplate (Hans Rosenberg) appears on the front pastedown. Author was the recipient of the Royal medal in 1892 for his work on photometry and stellar parallax. He also developed a wedge photometer. His contribution to astronomy is photography in astronomical investigation. Prelims. are a trifle soiled and foxed, otherwise text is clean, Binding is sound and tight. Nice copy, digital image available. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 003040
Title: Uranometria Nova Oxoniensis/ A Photometric ...
Publisher: Clarendon Press, Oxford
Publication Date: 1885
Book Condition: Good Plus
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Edition: First Edition
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