1763 Astronomy Tables Meridian Arc Illustrated La Caille + Hungarian Hell RARE

CAILLE, Nicolas la

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Nicolas de la Caille, was a notable French scientist, who studied a wide variety of subjects including mathematics, mechanics, optics, and astronomy. One of la Caille’s greatest scientific accomplishments was his figuring and calculating meridian arcs, specifically the French Meridian Arc. Hungarian astronomer Maximilian Hell published astronomical tables that aided Caille in his research.

 

The results of his findings, along with those of Hell, were published under the title ‘Tabulae Solares ad Meridianum Parisinum’.

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1763 Astronomy Tables Meridian Arc Illustrated La Caille + Hungarian Hell RARE

 

Nicolas de la Caille, was a notable French scientist, who studied a wide variety of subjects including mathematics, mechanics, optics, and astronomy. One of la Caille’s greatest scientific accomplishments was his figuring and calculating meridian arcs, specifically the French Meridian Arc. Hungarian astronomer Maximilian Hell published astronomical tables that aided Caille in his research.

 

The results of his findings, along with those of Hell, were published under the title ‘Tabulae Solares ad Meridianum Parisinum’.

 

Item number: #11774

Price: $750

 

CAILLE, Nicolas la

 

Tabulae solares ad meridianum Parisinum : ex observationibus de LaCaille, cum Supplemento reliquarum tabularum solarium quas supputavit Maximilianus Hell.

 

Vindobonae : Trattner, 1763-1765.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages; 2 parts in 1
    • [2], 3-64; [3], 68-210, [2]; [2], 211-344, [2]
    • 1 Folding plate
  • Language: French
  • Binding: Leather; tight & secure
  • Size: ~8in X 5in (20cm x 13cm)
  • Quite rare

 

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11774

Categories

Arts & Architecture

Medicine & Science

Authors

CAILLE, Nicolas la

Printing Date

18th Century

Language

French

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete