The astrolabes of the world
Robert T. Gunther
An edition of The astrolabes of the world (1932)

The astrolabes of the world

based upon the series of instruments in the Lewis Evans collection in the old Ashmolean Museum at Oxford, with notes on astrolabes in the collections of the British Museum, Science Museum, Sir J. Findlay, Mr. S.V. Hoffman, the Mensing Collection, and in other public and private collections.

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An edition of The astrolabes of the world (1932)

The astrolabes of the world

based upon the series of instruments in the Lewis Evans collection in the old Ashmolean Museum at Oxford, with notes on astrolabes in the collections of the British Museum, Science Museum, Sir J. Findlay, Mr. S.V. Hoffman, the Mensing Collection, and in other public and private collections.

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Edition Notes

Vol. 1 includes a facsimile reprint ([1], iii, 49, [1] p.) of "Description of a planispheric astrolabe constructed for Sháh Sultán Husain Safawí, King of Persia, and now preserved in the British Museum ... to which are added, concise notices of twelve other astrolabes, Eastern and European, hitherto undescribed. By William H. Morley. London, Williams and Norgate, 1856".

"The literature": p. [565]-575; Bibliography: p. [576]-598.

"Subscription copy no. 52": note in MS. on verso of t.p. (v. 1) signed by the author.

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Pagination
2 v. (xvii, [2], iii, 609, [1] p.)
Number of pages
609

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OL18840299M

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