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ASTRONOMICAL OFFPRINTS AND PAMPHLETS
BROWNING, John. ‘The Condition of Jupiter’. Offprint from: The Student and Intellectual Observer. [London:] 1870. 8pp. Chromolithographic frontispiece – TEBBUTT, John. ‘Note on the Opposition-Magnitudes of Uranus and Jupiter’. Offprint from: Proceedings of the Royal Society of New South Wales. [Sydney:] 1880. 1p. – RUSSELL, H.C. ‘Recent Changes in the Surface of Jupiter’. Offprint from: Proceedings of the Royal Society of New South Wales. [Sydney:] 1881. 13pp. 2 plates of which one folding. (Spotted.) – ROBERTS, Issac. ‘A New Planet Indicator’. Offprint from: Proceedings of the Liverpool Astronomical Society. Liverpool: 1883. 4pp. Original full-page albumen photograph mounted. Provenance: AUTHORIAL PRESENTATION INSCRIPTION (trimmed at head on front wrapper) – BARNARD, E.E. ‘Observations of the Planet Jupiter and his Satellites during 1890 with the 12-inch equatorial of the Lick Observatory … Note on the First Satellite of Jupiter … On the Phenomena of the Transits of the first Satellite of Jupiter’. Offprint from: Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. London: 1891. 1 lithographic plate -- ‘Colour changes in the markings on the surface of the planet Jupiter … Observations of the spots and markings on the planet Jupiter, made with the twelve-inch equatorial of the Lick Observatory’. Offprint from: Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. London: 1891. 16pp. 1 lithographic plate -- ‘On the phenomenon of the transit of the first satellite of Jupiter 1890 September 8, and observations of the red spots on the planet.’ Offprint from: Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. London: 1891. 2pp. – ‘On the dark poles and bright equatorial belt of the first satellite of Jupiter’ Offprint from: Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. London: 1893. 3pp., one woodcut text-illustration – PICKERING, William H. ‘Recent Observations of the Satellites of Jupiter’. Offprint from: Astronomy and Astro-physics. [New York:] 1894. 9pp. – RAMBAUT, Arthur. ‘On the rotation-period of he “Garnet” spot on Jupiter’. Offprint from: Scientific Proceedings of the Royal Dublin Society. Dublin: 1896. Text-diagrams. – DARWIN, G.H. ‘The Evolution of Satellites’. Offprint from: Smithsonian Report for 1897. Washington DC: 1898. Bound together with a further 27 offprints relating to Venus, Mars, Saturn and Neptune in one volume, 8° (240 x 160mm). Library cloth. Provenance: Oxford University Observatory (discard inscription dated 1958). Sold together with further five similar volumes, not subject to return.
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