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.

Add 
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:
ABAA ILAB
Topic Notification
Receive e-mail notification of new arrivals in your topics of interest.


I just wanted to let you know that my order has just arrived. Brilliant! Your service is really outstanding, I'll be sure to let others know. Thank you very much! It's been a pleasure doing business with you. - James.
Argosy Book Store on Facebook
Argosy Book Store on Instagram
Site by Bibliopolis