London: Printed by George Edward Eyre and William Spottiswoode, and sold by Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans. 1857. First Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Fine. Item #305954
Original brown cloth, gilt lettered spine and upper board. Title page with an attractive woodcut vignette of Redhill Observatory. An attractive tall folio (8.5 x 13.25 inches, 22 x 34 cms). 62 page introduction, 151 pages of tables. Text very clean and sound. Foredges dusty. Inscribed on the front endpaper by the author. The introduction describes the methods of observation and instruments used in creating this work, the observatory and its situation, the eyepieces, the magnitudes of stars, the 20 Special Polars, the location of stars, and subzones. Size: Folio (8.5 x 13.25 inches, 22 x 34 cms). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; Featured; Featured; Astronomy. Inventory No: 305954. This item is potentially heavy when packed and may require more postage than the rates shown. If extra postage is required we will contact you before processing your order and you will be given the details and option to decline the extra cost.
Keywords: BZDB395 Antiquarian & Rare; Featured; Featured; Astronomy. Carrington 1857 A Catalogue of 3735 Circumpolar Stars observed at Redhill in the Years 1854 1855 and 1856 and reduced to mean positions for 18550 Printed at the Public Expense by Order of