Category: Astronomy


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The Suryya (Surya) Siddhanta

By: Edited and with commentary by Mahamahopadhyaya Sudhakara Dvivedi

Price: $375.00

Publisher: Calcutta, Asiatic Society of Bengal: 1909

Seller ID: 3147

Half burgundy morocco over marbled boards. Title and decorative motif to spine which is cracked and bears some wear to head and tail. Wear to edges. Occasional foxing throughout. The copy of Columbia & University of Pennsylvania Sanskrit professor Royal W. Weiler whose name is neatly penned to the front free fly. Taped repair to first page. Otherwise, a nice clean copy. ; Bibliotheca Indica; Vol. 1187; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Copernicus De Revolutionibus Orbium Coelestium Libri VI (On the Revolutions of the Celestial Spheres) Limited Edition

By: Nicolaus Copernicus

Price: $460.00

Publisher: Torino, Chiantore: 1943

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 2475

1543-1943 Limited Edition. Number 46 of only 200 copies printed. Quarter morroco with gilt title to spine. Marbled endpapers. Frontispiece portrait of the author. A handsome copy. ; 9 x 12.75 in View more info

The Soochow Astronomical Chart

By: W. Carl Rufus, Hsing-Chih Tien

Price: $135.00

Publisher: Ann Arbor, University of Michigan Press: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2608

Original black cloth, gilt title to front cover and spine. 2 plates illustrating the Soochow Astronomical Chart. 6 black-and-white illustrations; 3 of which comprise a chronology of the borders of China, 3 of which illustrate different star configurations or asterisms. 6 "Tables of Asterisms, with translations and explanations". ; Square 4to ; 24 pages View more info