Elementary Treatise on Astronomy in Two Parts. The First Containting a Clear and Compendious View of the Theory; the Second, a Number of Practical Problems. To which are added, Solar, Lunar, and Other Astronomical Tables

By: John Gummere (author); E. Otis Kendall (revised)

Price: $88.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Collectible: Very Good


Used leather bound book copy in Very Good Antiquarian Condition of An Elementary Treatise on Astronomy in Two Parts. The First Containting a Clear and Compendious View of the Theory; the Second, a Number of Practical Problems. To which are added, Solar, Lunar, and Other Astronomical Tables, by John Gummere, A.M., member of the American Philosophical Society, and corresponding member of the Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia. Sixth Edition. Revised and adapted to the present state of the science, by E. Otis Kendall, A.M., Professor of Mathematics and Astronomy in the Central High School of Philadelphia. Philadelphia: E.C. and J. Biddle, 508 Minor Street, 1858. 363 pages plus Astronomical Tables (114 pages) and 8 foldout plates. 9 x 6 x 1.75 inches (23 cm). Owned previously by C.R. Colwell, 1031 Arch Street, Philadelphia (as written on front free endpaper). CONDITION NOTES: Intact, solid binding. No hinge splits. Leather shows visible wearing along spine and outer edges, few scrapes, lightly bumped corners. Complete: Each signature is 2 leaves [A] and 4 leaves [A2]: A-2F, no J, Appendix not signed, plates. Approximately 20 pages with added pencil markings/notations, very few bookmark creases. Few dark age spots, light age toning, some finger soil and other soil.Always! Free Standard Shipping in USA!

Title: Elementary Treatise on Astronomy in Two Parts. The First Containting a Clear and Compendious View of the Theory; the Second, a Number of Practical Problems. To which are added, Solar, Lunar, and Other Astronomical Tables

Author/Composer: John Gummere (author); E. Otis Kendall (revised)

Categories: Books General,

Edition: 6th Edition

Publisher: E.C. and J. Biddle: 1858

Book Condition: Collectible: Very Good

Seller ID: 010727

Keywords: Antique Books, Antiquarian Books, Astronomy Books, Textbooks, Gummere Astronomy, Otis Kendall Astronomy, Central High School Philadelphia, CR Colwell,