The Elements of the Theory of Astronomy. Cambridge &
by HYMERS, John (1803-1887).
London:: J. and J. J. Deighton, and T. Stevenson, 1840., 1840. 8vo. vii, , 354 pp. 4 engraved folding plates. Quarter brown blind-stamped calf, marbled boards, gilt-stamped spine label, raised bands. Ownership signature of J. R. Campbell; Kings College London ["withdrawn"] book label & rubberstamp. Very good. Second edition, revised and improved. Hymers was an English mathematician and cleric. Chapters include: "Determination of the Meridian Plane. Errors of Instruments Fixed in that Plane", "On the Sun's Motion in the Ecliptic", "On Time", "On Precession and Nutation", "On the Aberration of Light", "On Terrestrial Longitude".
(Inventory #: SW1497)
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