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The Suryya (Surya) Siddhanta

By: Edited and with commentary by Mahamahopadhyaya Sudhakara Dvivedi

Price: $305.00

Publisher: Calcutta, Asiatic Society of Bengal: 1909

Seller ID: 3147

Condition: Very Good


Half burgundy morocco over marbled boards; title and decorative motif to spine. Wear to edges & hinges; 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 page one. Otherwise, a nice clean copy. ; Bibliotheca Indica; Asiatic Society of Bengal. Vol. 1187 ; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. View more info

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Etudes sur l'Astronomie Indienne et l'Astronomie Chinoise.

By: Jean-Babtiste Biot

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Paris, Michel Levy et Freres: 1862

Seller ID: 2960

Condition: Very Good


Paris: Michel Levy et Freres. Very Good. 1862. Hardcover. Quarter green morocco with raised bands to spine. Bookshop plate to verso of front fly and Joseph McPherson's 1862 bold signature to half title. With three foldout plates. First edition of an expanded version of writings on Asian astronomy. "Biot's treatment was much more systematic than any which had preceded it" --Needham, Science and Civilization in China III, 183. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; iii, 398 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . First Edition. 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


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

Publisher: Philadelphia, c. 1955

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

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Cosmografía Abreviada: Uso del Globo Celeste y del Terrstre

By: Tomas Lopez

Price: $400.00

Publisher: Madrid, Viuda de Ibarra, Hijos y Compañía: 1786

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4849

Condition: Good


Full mottled sheep with red morocco label & gilt particulars to spine. Red tinting to page edges. Marbled endpapers. Small worming holes to spine (see image) Includes 10 engraved plates, one folded. [xii], 364pp. 4 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches. First Edition. 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 through USPS insured Priority Mail. . First Edition. View more info