Lot n° 11
60 - 80
[Astronomy]. Quatre Annuaires des Longitudes.... - Lot 11 - Brissonneau
[Astronomy]. Quatre Annuaires des Longitudes. Paris, Gauthier-Villars, 1882-83-84-85; large small in-12 (15x10 cm), half green chagrin, percaline boards, gilt edges.
Four maps of France of lines of equal magnetic declination, calendars, numerous tables and two original photographs showing a comet taken from the Meudon observatory and a photograph of the Crown of the total eclipse of May 6, 1883. The Bureau des Longitudes is an academy of astronomers, geophysicists and physicists, which played a leading role in the development of astronomy in France and in the adoption of the metric and decimal systems and astronomical ephemerides. Ex-libris.
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