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About this Item: Forgotten Books, 2018. Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. Excerpt from A Catalogue of 9766 Stars in the Southern Hemisphere, for the Beginning of the Year 1750: From the Observations of the Abbe De Lacaille, Made at the Cape of Good Hope in the Years 1751 and 1752; Reduced at the Expense of the British Association for the Advancement of Science That Sir J. F. W. Herschel, Bart., Mr. Airy, and Mr. Henderson be a committee for carrying the same into effect and that the sum of 200 be appropriated to that purpose. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works. Seller Inventory # AAV9781332960385

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About this Item: Forgotten Books, 2017. Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. Excerpt from A Catalogue of 9766 Stars in the Southern Hemisphere, for the Beginning of the Year 1750: From the Observations of the Abbe De Lacaille, Made at the Cape of Good Hope in the Years 1751 and 1752 Vol. Xi. P. 205. 1 Vol. Xii. P. Am. The publication of the work in the form and manner actually adopted has accordingly received the sanction of the Treasury. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works. Seller Inventory # AAV9780260298133

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Lacaille, Nicolas Louis De

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About this Item: Forgotten Books 6/26/2016, 2016. Paperback or Softback. Condition: New. A Catalogue of 9766 Stars in the Southern Hemisphere, for the Beginning of the Year 1750: From the Observations of the ABBE de Lacaille, Made at the C. Book. Seller Inventory # BBS-9781332960385

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Lacaille, Nicolas-Louis de

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Lacaille, Nicolas-Louis de

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About this Item: Forgotten Books, 2018. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used! This item is printed on demand. Seller Inventory # 0260298131

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About this Item: Forgotten Books, 2017. Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.Excerpt from A Catalogue of 9766 Stars in the Southern Hemisphere, for the Beginning of the Year 1750: From the Observations of the Abbe De Lacaille, Made at the Cape of Good Hope in the Years 1751 and 1752 Vol. Xi. P. 205. 1 Vol. Xii. P. Am. The publication of the work in the form and manner actually adopted has accordingly received the sanction of the Treasury. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works. Seller Inventory # AAV9780260298133

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About this Item: Forgotten Books, 2017. Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English . This book usually ship within 10-15 business days and we will endeavor to dispatch orders quicker than this where possible. Brand New Book. Excerpt from A Catalogue of 9766 Stars in the Southern Hemisphere, for the Beginning of the Year 1750: From the Observations of the Abbe De Lacaille, Made at the Cape of Good Hope in the Years 1751 and 1752 Vol. Xi. P. 205. 1 Vol. Xii. P. Am. The publication of the work in the form and manner actually adopted has accordingly received the sanction of the Treasury. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works. Seller Inventory # LIE9780260298133

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Lacaille, Nicolas-Louis de

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About this Item: Forgotten Books, 2017. Paperback. Condition: New. PRINT ON DEMAND Book; New; Publication Year 2017; Not Signed; Fast Shipping from the UK. No. book. Seller Inventory # ria9780260298133_lsuk

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About this Item: Forgotten Books, 2018. Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.Excerpt from A Catalogue of 9766 Stars in the Southern Hemisphere, for the Beginning of the Year 1750: From the Observations of the Abbe De Lacaille, Made at the Cape of Good Hope in the Years 1751 and 1752; Reduced at the Expense of the British Association for the Advancement of Science That Sir J. F. W. Herschel, Bart., Mr. Airy, and Mr. Henderson be a committee for carrying the same into effect and that the sum of 200 be appropriated to that purpose. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works. Seller Inventory # AAV9781332960385

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About this Item: Forgotten Books, 2018. Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English . This book usually ship within 10-15 business days and we will endeavor to dispatch orders quicker than this where possible. Brand New Book. Excerpt from A Catalogue of 9766 Stars in the Southern Hemisphere, for the Beginning of the Year 1750: From the Observations of the Abbe De Lacaille, Made at the Cape of Good Hope in the Years 1751 and 1752; Reduced at the Expense of the British Association for the Advancement of Science That Sir J. F. W. Herschel, Bart., Mr. Airy, and Mr. Henderson be a committee for carrying the same into effect and that the sum of 200 be appropriated to that purpose. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works. Seller Inventory # LIE9781332960385

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About this Item: Forgotten Books, 2018. Hardback. Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. Excerpt from A Catalogue of 9766 Stars in the Southern Hemisphere, for the Beginning of the Year 1750: From the Observations of the Abbe De Lacaille, Made at the Cape of Good Hope in the Years 1751 and 1752; Reduced at the Expense of the British Association for the Advancement of Science That Sir J. F. W. Herschel, Bart., Mr. Airy, and Mr. Henderson be a committee for carrying the same into effect and that the sum of 200 be appropriated to that purpose. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works. Seller Inventory # APC9780656638390

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About this Item: Forgotten Books, 2017. Hardback. Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. Excerpt from A Catalogue of 9766 Stars in the Southern Hemisphere, for the Beginning of the Year 1750: From the Observations of the Abbe De Lacaille, Made at the Cape of Good Hope in the Years 1751 and 1752 Vol. Xi. P. 205. 1 Vol. Xii. P. Am. The publication of the work in the form and manner actually adopted has accordingly received the sanction of the Treasury. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works. Seller Inventory # APC9780260989765

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About this Item: Forgotten Books, 2018. Hardback. Condition: New. Language: English . This book usually ship within 10-15 business days and we will endeavor to dispatch orders quicker than this where possible. Brand New Book. Excerpt from A Catalogue of 9766 Stars in the Southern Hemisphere, for the Beginning of the Year 1750: From the Observations of the Abbe De Lacaille, Made at the Cape of Good Hope in the Years 1751 and 1752; Reduced at the Expense of the British Association for the Advancement of Science That Sir J. F. W. Herschel, Bart., Mr. Airy, and Mr. Henderson be a committee for carrying the same into effect and that the sum of 200 be appropriated to that purpose. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works. Seller Inventory # LIE9780656638390

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About this Item: Forgotten Books, 2018. Hardback. Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.Excerpt from A Catalogue of 9766 Stars in the Southern Hemisphere, for the Beginning of the Year 1750: From the Observations of the Abbe De Lacaille, Made at the Cape of Good Hope in the Years 1751 and 1752; Reduced at the Expense of the British Association for the Advancement of Science That Sir J. F. W. Herschel, Bart., Mr. Airy, and Mr. Henderson be a committee for carrying the same into effect and that the sum of 200 be appropriated to that purpose. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works. Seller Inventory # APC9780656638390

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About this Item: Forgotten Books, 2017. Hardback. Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.Excerpt from A Catalogue of 9766 Stars in the Southern Hemisphere, for the Beginning of the Year 1750: From the Observations of the Abbe De Lacaille, Made at the Cape of Good Hope in the Years 1751 and 1752 Vol. Xi. P. 205. 1 Vol. Xii. P. Am. The publication of the work in the form and manner actually adopted has accordingly received the sanction of the Treasury. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works. Seller Inventory # APC9780260989765

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About this Item: Forgotten Books, 2017. Hardback. Condition: New. Language: English . This book usually ship within 10-15 business days and we will endeavor to dispatch orders quicker than this where possible. Brand New Book. Excerpt from A Catalogue of 9766 Stars in the Southern Hemisphere, for the Beginning of the Year 1750: From the Observations of the Abbe De Lacaille, Made at the Cape of Good Hope in the Years 1751 and 1752 Vol. Xi. P. 205. 1 Vol. Xii. P. Am. The publication of the work in the form and manner actually adopted has accordingly received the sanction of the Treasury. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works. Seller Inventory # LIE9780260989765

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LA CAILLE (LACAILLE), NICOLAS LOUIS DE. - [THE FATHER OF SOUTHERN ASTRONOMY]

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About this Item: (Paris, L'Imprimerie Royale, 1744). 4to. Without wrappers as extracted from "Histoire de L'Academie Royale des Sciences", L'Annee 1744, pp. 191-238 and 2 folded engraved plates. First edition. "The Abbé La Caille was an immensssely industrious observational astronomer whose career was climaxed by a scintific expedition to Cape of Good Hope; his studies here made him "the father of of southern astronomy", and his names for fourteen southern constellations remain as his most enduring monumnt." His results in measuring the parallax of the moon, especially from Cape of Good Hope - provided an exact computation of the earth-moon distance - indicating a distance to the moon of about 60 times the earth's radius. Seller Inventory # 39144

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About this Item: Paris, chez Hippolyte-Louis Guerin, et Jacques Guerin, 1743, in-8°, xii pp + 156 pp + 4 planches dépliantes + (3)pp nn ( privil.), reliure plein veau d'époque, mors sup. fendu, coiffes endomm. Nom effac. à la page de titre. Première édition de ce texte par Nicolas Louis de Lacaille (1713 - 1762), qui devenait professeur au Collège Mazarin en 1739. En 1746 il obtenait son propre observatoire astronomique au Collège.§. Seller Inventory # 40221

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Lacaille *, Abbe Nicolas Louis de:

Published by A Paris, chez H.L. Guerin & L.F. Delatour, (1764)

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About this Item: A Paris, chez H.L. Guerin & L.F. Delatour, 1764. Condition: Gut. Bll. + VI (Avertissement) + 415 S. inkl. Table des Matieres, Papier etwas wellig u. gebräunt von S.18 bis S.32, nicht störend + 9 gefalt.-gestoch.-Tafeln mit 106 Figuren (grave par Faure). * L` Abbe Nicolas Louis de Lacaille (ou de La Caille - 1713-1762), war einer der wichtigsten franz. Astronome des XVIII. Jahrhunderts, er gab 88 Himmelskonstellationen Namen, und vier Sterne tragen seinen Namen, er schrieb auch Bücher über Mechanik, Optik.Mit (alt) Exlibris (Wappen) vorn ++++++LIEFERUNG ERFOLGT AUS DEUTSCHLAND // WIR VERSENDEN BÜCHER AB 20 NUR MIT EINSCHREIBEN ODER PER DHL MIT SENDUNGSVERFOLGUNG // ZAHLUNG MIT KREDITKARTE/PAYPAL WILLKOMMEN+++++ Sprache: Französisch Gewicht in Gramm: 505 8°, O(Braun)-GanzLeder-Einband (Tout cuir) der Barockzeit mit Goldgepr.-Rückentitel, Buch-Rücken-Ornamente u. Goldgepr.-Kanten, marmor.-Vorsätze, Ganzrotschnitt, Textil-Buchzeichen. Einband (Kanten, Ecken) bestossen oder berieben, Kapiteln etwas lädiert. Innen Akzeptabel u. Komplett. Bibliophiles u. sehr dekorativ ! Nouvelle Edition, revue, corrigee & augmentee. Seller Inventory # 6844

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About this Item: Paris, Guerin & Delatour, 1757. 8vo. Contemp. full calf, raised bands, gilt spine. Titlelabel with gilt lettering. Small paperlabels pasted on spine. Stamps on front free endpapers.VIII,192 pp. and 5 folded engraved plates. A few scattered brownspots. Otherwise fine. Second edition. - Partington I, 1337. Seller Inventory # 51609

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LA CAILLE (LACAILLE), NICOLAS LOUIS DE.

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About this Item: Paris, Guerin & Delatour, 1756. 8vo. Contemp. full calf, raised bands, gilt spine. Titlelabel with gilt lettering. Small paperlabels pasted on spine. IV,204 pp. and 12 folded engraved plates. A few scattered brownspots. Second edition. - Partington I, 1337. Seller Inventory # 51591

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LaCaille, Nicolas Louis de

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About this Item: Paris 1763., 1763. La Caille, Nicolas Louis de. Journal historique du voyage fait au Cap de Bonne-Espérance . . . Précédé d'un discours sur la vie de l'auteur, suivi de rémarques & de reflexions sur les coutumes des Hottentots & des habitants du Cap. Paris: chez Guillyn, 1763. xxxvi, 380(4) pp. + an engraved folding map. 12mo, contemporary mottled calf, spine gilt, red morocco label (a trifle rubbed, slight wear to tips of spine). First edition. The journal of a noted French astronomer's voyage to the Cape of Good Hope, undertaken from 1750 to 1754, to construct an observatory, and compile records of the sky in the southern hemisphere. This account was published a year after La Caille's death, with a long and important biographical memoir by the Abbé Claude Carlier. La Caille was active in collecting natural history specimens; included as well are his extensive observations on the Hottentots, and his notes compiled as corrections to the observations of Kolbe. His journal also includes a ten-page description of Rio de Janeiro, where it had been necessary to stop en route, because of the poor construction of the ship, the Glorieux. With a folding map of the Cape of Good Hope, and three small woodcut illustrations in the text. A very good copy. Mendelssohn I, p. 434; Theal, p. 55; not in Borba de Moraes. Seller Inventory # B5081

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LACAILLE Nicolas Louis de

Published by Nouvelle ?dition, revue, corrig?e et augment?e, particuli?rement de la Marche des Images dans les instrumens d'optique, des Lunettes Achromatiques et de l'Iris. Orn?e de toutes les planches.Paris, Librairie Economique, 1802, (1802)

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About this Item: Nouvelle ?dition, revue, corrig?e et augment?e, particuli?rement de la Marche des Images dans les instrumens d'optique, des Lunettes Achromatiques et de l'Iris. Orn?e de toutes les planches.Paris, Librairie Economique, 1802, 1802. Condition: molto buono. in-8, pp. VIII, 160, (4), broch. edit. muta. Con 6 tavole di figure geom. inc. e ripieg. f.t., su carta azzurra. Importante trattato che riprende e sviluppa il noto testo sull'ottica di Pierre Bouguer (''Trait? d'optique sur la gradation de la lumi?re'', 1760). Esempl. a pieni margini, in elegante astuccio m. marocch. con tit. oro sul dorso. Source Book of Ophthalmology, n. 283 (sotto Bouguer). Seller Inventory # 0000000005948

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Lectiones elementares astronomiae, geometriae, et physicae, ex: LACAILLE (LA CAILLE),

About this Item: Honeyman 1867; Houzeau-Lancaster 9254; Poggendorff I, 1337; not in De Backer & Sommervogel; for Lacaille: DSB I, pp. 542-545. First Latin edition of a popular school book on astronomy, geometry and natural science, translated from the second French edition published at Paris in 1755, together with an Appendix, containing a Latin translation of the corrections and additions of the latest Paris edition of 1761. Nicolas Louis de La Caille (1713-1762), was a famous French astronomer and mathematician, professor at the College Mazarin. The present work, first published at Paris in 1741, contains his lectures to pupils at the College, used in Schefer's Latin translation by the Latin Schools in Vienna and Prague. It covers applied mathematics, cosmography, map making, horology, perspective, surveying, etc. With 10 folding engraved plates with arithmetical exercises and tables in text and geometrical and perspectival figures and illustrations.With old owner's inscription on first endpaper; spine chipped at the upper corner. Very good large-paper copy. Seller Inventory # 6561

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