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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

Condition: Very Good


Calcutta: Asiatic Society of Bengal. Very Good. 1909. 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 ; All... View more info

Image for Uranographie chinoise, ou, preuves directes que l'astronomie primitive est  originaire de la Chine, et qu'elle a ete empruntee par les anciens peuples  occidentaux a la sphere chinoise. [Sans atlas] 2 parts in 1 volume.

Uranographie chinoise, ou, preuves directes que l'astronomie primitive est originaire de la Chine, et qu'elle a ete empruntee par les anciens peuples occidentaux a la sphere chinoise. [Sans atlas] 2 parts in 1 volume.

By: Gustave Schlegel

Price: $1,000.00

Publisher: La Haye & Leyde, Martinus Nijhoff; E. J. Brill: 1875

Seller ID: 3515

Condition: Very Good


La Haye & Leyde: Martinus Nijhoff; E. J. Brill. Very Good. 1875. Attractively bound in half gilt ruled maroon morocco over marbled boards. Gilt particulars and decoration to spine. Previous owner's name in gilt to spine foot. Marbled endpapers. Top edge gilt. Foldout of "Cable des Levers et Coutchers du Soleil an 35 degre de latitude boreale..." between parts I and II with a closed tear to the bottom right fold line. Minor foxing throughout, including to fol... View more info

Historia de Los Cielos, Tratado Popular de Astronomia

By: Roberto Stawell Ball

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Barcelona, Editorial Ramón Molinas: c. 1880

Seller ID: 3413

Condition: Very Good


Barcelona: Editorial Ramón Molinas. Very Good. c. 1880. Handsomely bound in supple mottled calf, gilt particulars to spine with author on red label & initials 'A.C' to green. Decorated endpapers. Includes numerous plates and chromolithographs. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 408, [indice], [laminas] pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

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"The 7 Dvipas", "Mt. Meru", "The Earth" and "Jambu-Dvipa"

By: Royal W. Weiler

Price: $1,250.00

Seller ID: 3646

Condition: Very Good


Very Good. "The 7 Dvipas", "Mt. Meru", "The Earth" and "Jambu-Dvipa". illustrations original notes and hypotheses to recto of each board. ; Folio 13" - 23" tall; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . 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

Condition: Very Good


Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press. Very Good. 1945. First Edition. Hardcover. 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; All shipments throu... View more info