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New Method of Correcting Lunar Distances, and Improved Method of Finging the Error and Rate of a Chronometer by Equal Altitudes

by William Chauvenet, A.M.

86 pages. 6.125" x 9.5" inches.

Publishing Info: Navy Department, Bureau of Navigation, WA. 1866

Overall in VERY GOOD condition.

  • Covers and Spine are Intact
  • Gold Embossed Title on Front Cover
  • Spine and Corners are Bound in Leather
  • Textblock is Rough Cut
  • Rear Pastedown is Attached
  • Pages are mostly Clean and Clear
  • Comes with Two Copies of the same Newspaper Clipping, and a Typed Letter
  • Covers and Spine are worn
  • Spine Head and Foot are torn
  • Corners (especially Front Head-Spine corner) are worn
  • Edges are slightly worn and dented
  • Textblock is colored with age
  • Front Pastedown is present, but half peeled. It also has some tears from a previously removed bookplate
  • Front Free End Page has inscription and brown spot
  • Rear Pastedown and Free End Page have pencil markings
  • Title Page has two red stamps
  • Pages have water damage at foot
  • Foxing throughout
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AS IS! Please see photos. More photos available upon request.

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Binding: Hardcover
Subject: Science & Medicine
Topic: Navigation
Year Printed: 18660000
Special Attributes: 1st Edition
Origin: American
Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
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