An Introduction to Astronomy in a Series of Letters from a Preceptor to his Pupil in which the Most Useful and Interesting Parts of the Science are Clearly and Familiarly Explained.
by BONNYCASTLE, John (1751-1821).
London:: J. Nunn, etc., 1816., 1816. 8vo. xii, 428 pp. Frontis., 20 engraved plates (all but one is folding, and all 20 are bound in reverse order). Original half tan gilt-stamped calf, marbled boards, gilt-stamped black calf label, raised bands; joints repaired. Very good. Seventh edition, "corrected, and greatly improved." Bonnycastle was primarily a math teacher and writer of math books. Chapters include "On the Use and Advantage of Astronomy", "Of the Figure and Motion of the Earth", "Of the Latitude and Longitude, and the Methods of discovering them", "Of the Natural and Artificial Divisions of Time", "Of the Mensuration of the Earth", "Of Comets, Aeroliths, and Meteors".
(Inventory #: SW1019)
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