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    Important Scientific Books: The Richard Green Library

    17 June 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 17

    [ASTRONOMY--EUROPEAN]. BODE, Johann Elert. Astronomisches Jahrbuch für das Jahr 1803. Berlin, 1800. 8o. 2 plates. Contemporary paper boards. -- BODE. Astronomisches Jahrbuch für das Jahr 1804. Berlin, 1801. 8o. 2 plates. Contemporary paper boards. -- FLAMMARION, Camille. Les Terres du Ciel: Voyage Astronomique sur les Autres Mondes et Description des Conditions Actuelles de la Vie sur les Diverses Planètes du Systéme Solaire. Paris: C. Marpon and E. Flammarion, 1884. 4o. Plates, illustrations in text. Contemporary quarter morocco, marbled boards. Later edition. -- ARGELANDER, Friedrich. Neue Uranometrie. Berlin, 1843. 8o. Later cloth-backed boards. FIRST EDITION of the star catalogue only, lacking the accompanying star atlas. -- LITTROW, Joseph von. Atlas des gestirnten Himmels. Stuttgart, 1839. 4o. Later half calf. -- LITTROW. Atlas des gestirnten Himmels. Stuttgart, 1854. 8o. Original pictorial paper boards. -- CLAVIUS, Christophus. In Sphaeram Ioannis de Sacro Bosco commentarius.... Venice, 1603. 4o. Contemporary vellum. Together 7 volumes, condition varies. (7)

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    [ASTRONOMY--EUROPEAN]. BODE, Johann Elert. Astronomisches Jahrbuch für das Jahr 1803. Berlin, 1800. 8o. 2 plates. Contemporary paper boards. -- BODE. Astronomisches Jahrbuch für das Jahr 1804. Berlin, 1801. 8o. 2 plates. Contemporary paper boards. -- FLAMMARION, Camille. Les Terres du Ciel: Voyage Astronomique sur les Autres Mondes et Description des Conditions Actuelles de la Vie sur les Diverses Planètes du Systéme Solaire. Paris: C. Marpon and E. Flammarion, 1884. 4o. Plates, illustrations in text. Contemporary quarter morocco, marbled boards. Later edition. -- ARGELANDER, Friedrich. Neue Uranometrie. Berlin, 1843. 8o. Later cloth-backed boards. FIRST EDITION of the star catalogue only, lacking the accompanying star atlas. -- LITTROW, Joseph von. Atlas des gestirnten Himmels. Stuttgart, 1839. 4o. Later half calf. -- LITTROW. Atlas des gestirnten Himmels. Stuttgart, 1854. 8o. Original pictorial paper boards. -- CLAVIUS, Christophus. In Sphaeram Ioannis de Sacro Bosco commentarius.... Venice, 1603. 4o. Contemporary vellum. Together 7 volumes, condition varies. (7)


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