Uranographie ou Traite Elementaire d'Astronomie; a L'Usage des Personnes peu Versees dans les Mathematiques; Accompagne de Planispheres.
by FRANCOEUR, Louis-Benjamin (1773-1849).
Paris:: Bachelier, 1837., 1837. 8vo. xiv, , 512 pp. 4 folding plates, 4 folding star maps; foxed. Contemporary quarter calf, marbled boards, gilt-decorated spine; joints worn. Ownership signatures of G. Pleary, 1843[?], & V.G. Plarr, esq., 1904; small rubberstamp of King's College Library on title and preface. Very good. Fifth edition. Francoeur was a professor of mathematics at the Ecole Polytechnique, who made his name as a writer of popular science texts. PROVENANCE: Victor Gustave Plarr (1863-1931), was librarian of the Royal College of Surgeons, from 1897.
(Inventory #: RW1438)
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