James South - Observations of the Apparent istances and Positions of 458 Double and Triple Stars ... 1823, 1824, - 1826
Observations of the apparent distances and positions of 458 double and triple Stars, made in the years 1823, 1824, and 1825; together with a re-examination of 36 Stars of the same description. the distances and positions of which were communicated in a former Memoir. By James South, Esq. F.R.S. Read November 17, 1825 (drop-head title, from the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London for the Year MDCCCXXVI part I printed at the expense of the Board of Longitude.)
1826 First Edition, London : ‘Printed by W. Nicol, successor to ...
pp: 391, xviii, [1 errata]. Separately paginated offprint from Philosophical Transactions.
Borderline quarto/folio (292mm X 236mm) sized volume in original publishers blue paper wrappers and printed spine label, rough-cut edges. An entirely unopened copy.
Very Good overall condition. Fragile wrappers showing lower corner creasing and loss to spine-ends, paper label partially detached yet is complete. Sturdy block with clear, crisp and unopened leaves - initial seven leaves have lower corner creases, and there is a light brown stain to the upper margins of approximately half the leaves that gradually increase towards the rear - text is not affected, although the tops of some tables at the rear are. Title-page has a pencilled inscription stating: “For this catalogue of double stars South was awarded the Copley medal of the Royal Society - D.S.B., 12. 552”
Weight (with sturdy packaging): 1.5-2Kg approx.
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- James South
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- Observations of the Apparent istances and Positions of 458 Double and Triple Stars ... 1823, 1824,
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- 1st Edition
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- 292×236 mm