1774 Lalande Astronomy Navigation Mathematics Moon Telescope Newton Illustrated

LALANDE, Jerome de

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Jerome Lalande was an 18th-century French astronomer who is best remembered for his contributions to the legibility of astronomical tables. From these tables, Lalande composed a collection of astronomy textbooks, textbooks which would become standard literature on practical astronomical study.

 

This 1774 edition of ‘Astronomie’ features 16 impressive, folding engravings. These illustrations depict star charts, armillary spheres, navigational tools and compasses, planetary motion, phases of the moon, and much more.

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1774 Lalande Astronomy Navigation Mathematics Moon Telescope Newton Illustrated

 

Jerome Lalande was an 18th-century French astronomer who is best remembered for his contributions to the legibility of astronomical tables. From these tables, Lalande composed a collection of astronomy textbooks, textbooks which would become standard literature on practical astronomical study.

 

This 1774 edition of ‘Astronomie’ features 16 impressive, folding engravings. These illustrations depict star charts, armillary spheres, navigational tools and compasses, planetary motion, phases of the moon, and much more.

 

Item number: #8167

Price: $750

 

LALANDE, Jerome de

 

Abrégé d’astronomie, par M. de La Lande, lecteur royal en mathématiques ; de l’Académie royale des sciences de Paris, de celles de Londres, de Pétersbourg, de Berlin, de Stockholm, de Bologne, &c. Censeur royal

 

A Paris : Chez la veuve Desaint, 1774.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • [4], v-xxxvi, 507, [1]
    • Signatures: a-b8, c2, A-Z8, Aa-Hh8, Ii6
    • 16 folding plates
  • Language: French
  • Binding: Leather; tight & secure
  • Size: ~8in X 5in (20cm x 13cm)

 

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8167

Categories

Mathematics & Physics

Medicine & Science

Authors

LALANDE, Jerome de

Printing Date

18th Century

Language

French

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete