New York, East
12 - 13 November 1996
GAUSS, KARL FRIEDRICH. Theory of the Motion of the Heavenly Bodies Moving about the Sun in Conic Sections...[translated] by Charles Henry Davis. Boston, 1857. 8 plates. 4to, original cloth, some chipping and splitting to joints and spine ends; upper hinge cracked, piece of front free endpaper burned away. FIRST EDITION IN ENGLISH. Translated by the Commander of the United States Navy, who was also superintendent of the American Ephemeris and Nautical Almanac.
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