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    Sale 5808

    Travel, Science & Natural History

    8 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 51

    HERSCHEL, Carolina. Catalogue of Stars, taken from Mr. Flamsteed's Observations contained in the second volume of the Historia Coelestis, and not inserted in the British Catalogue ... with Introductory and Explanatory remarks to each of them. By William Herschel. London: Peter Elmsly, 1798. 2° (420 x 255mm). Tables (title and first text leaf detached, some light spotting and browning). Contemporary half calf (rather worn, covers detached). Provenance: Mary Ashley (1843-1903, astronomer produced observing notebooks on the Moon and Jupiter, signature on front free endpaper) -- Everard Home (stamp on verso of title). FIRST EDITION.

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    HERSCHEL, Carolina. Catalogue of Stars, taken from Mr. Flamsteed's Observations contained in the second volume of the Historia Coelestis, and not inserted in the British Catalogue ... with Introductory and Explanatory remarks to each of them. By William Herschel. London: Peter Elmsly, 1798. 2° (420 x 255mm). Tables (title and first text leaf detached, some light spotting and browning). Contemporary half calf (rather worn, covers detached). Provenance: Mary Ashley (1843-1903, astronomer produced observing notebooks on the Moon and Jupiter, signature on front free endpaper) -- Everard Home (stamp on verso of title). FIRST EDITION.


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