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1 (Gilliss, Lieut. J. M. ) U.S. House of Representatives THE NAVAL ASTRONOMICAL EXPEDITION TO THE SOUTHERN HEMISPHERE, DURING THE YEARS 1849-50-51-52 (VOL. II ONLY)
Washington, DC 1855 4to. 
300pp. First ed. Good. 37 full pg. plates (15 of birds in color, 3 of Indian artifacts). Cover gilt bright, 2 maps, bkstrp gilt legible, two spots (total 1 x 2") on front cover, one scrape on same. One inch of scrapes to bottom right of bkstrp, left center six inches of bkstrp reglued. Damp spot on fore edge first 20 pgs. Ep foxed. (5649115740)
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2 Ferguson, James ASTRONOMY EXPLAINED UPON SIR ISAAC NEWTON'S PRINCIPLES
Philadelphia 1806 
(4)23(2)503(14)indexpp. All plates excised (by some child of unmarried parents?) except fold ftspc. Text damped at bottom edge of first 20 p. Full lea, both covers loose. Lib marks removed. This ed revised, corrected and improved by Robert Patterson. Only copy on line offered at eight hundred. (5907286356)
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3 Flammarion (Camille) ed. REVUE D'ASTRONOMIE POPULAIRE, DE METEOROLOGIE ET DE PHYSIQUE DU GLOBE, EXPOSANT LES PROGRE'S DE LA SCIENCE PENDANT L'ANNEE
Paris 1882+ large 8vo 
Four volumes: II, 1882; VI, 1887; VIII, 1889; X, 1891; XII, 1893. An average of nearly 500 pp. each. Two volumes newly recased; 3 vols in varying stages of cover looseness. Cancelled interior lib stamps. No outside marks. Text & full pp illus. Of the eight entries for this journal in this decade, prices range from forty-seven to two hundred but none offered in U.S. 4 vol. (5605041287)
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4 H. Fisher, Son, Pub. THE IMPERIAL MAGAZINE; OR, COMPENDIUM OF RELIGIOUS, MORAL, AND PHILOSOPHICAL KNOWLEDGE
London 1829 
1136 double col. W/all plates. Half calf, bkstrp, shabby, covers attached by a few threads. Largely unfoxed, has all plts w/some tissue guards. Topics include astronomy, slavery, witchcraft, Paraguay, Middle East, Tahiti (w/plate), Sing Sing Prison, Egypt, India, Mamalukes, and York Cathedral (w/plate). (5522459892)
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5 Henson, Wm. S. THE GREAT FACTS OF MODERN ASTRONOMY...
Newark 1871 
31pp. 1st and only edition, near fine in publisher's bds. NJ author describes formation, rotary motion, sun spot theory, & suggests intelligent beings in caverns of the moon. W/documentation to prove early conception of idea. V.g. (128256965)
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6 Proctor, Richard A. WAGES & WANTS OF SCIENCE-WORKERS.
London 1876 
118pp. Labor treatise. Second ed. Scarce title by this noted astronomer. NUC locating one copy. Unknown to OCLC in any ed. V.g., later lea. Labor. Astronomy. A 1970 reprint @ two hundred fifty listed on net (73558225)
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