Account of A Series of Observations, Made in the Summer of the Year 1825, for the Purpose of Determining the Difference of the Meridians of the Royal Observatories of Greenwich and Paris.

HERSCHEL, Sir John Frederick William.

to Cart
Price: $250.00

TermsAsk a Question

Description: (From the Philosophical Transactions). 4to, disbound. Numerous charts and graphs. London, 1826.

Comments: Presentation copy, "With the Author's best Compt" appearing at the top of the titlepage (the binders' knife has removed recipient's name). In July 1825, working with the geodesist Edward Sabine and aided by large parties of troops, Herschel collaborated with a group of French scientists to determine the longitudinal difference between the Greenwich and Paris observatories.

Language: English
Type: Books

Book ID: 18195

More ASTRONOMY: webrss
More 19THC: webrss
More 679 BOX: webrss

By This Publisher:
Topic Notification
Receive e-mail notification of new arrivals in your topics of interest.

Dear Argosy bookshop, I was very pleased with the speed of the service, and with the nice condition of the book. Many thanks for fulfilling this order so promptly. Best wishes - Helen B.
Argosy Book Store on Facebook
Argosy Book Store on Instagram
Site by Bibliopolis