Book Astrolabes composed of 2 volumes of 304 pages each

Book Astrolabes composed of 2 volumes of 304 pages each

220 euros

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Categories: Bookshop, Scientific Books


Please find below some information on the new book of Galerie Delalande :

– title : “Astrolabes 

– authors : Dominique and Eric Delalande / Patrick Rocca

– one book of two volumes (304 pages each)

– written in English and French

– 19 astrolabes and related instruments are photographed and described

– weight : 3,7 kilos

– dimensions : 25 x 30 cm


– Summary :

Volume 1 :

1) Part 1 : Some Elements about the Knowledge of the Universe (The Birth of the Solar System / The Celestial Mechanisms / The Stereographic Projection)

2) Part 2 :  Transposition to Astrolabes (Stars, Constellations, Zodiac & Stars Tables / What is an Astrolabe ? / Main Uses of the Astrolabe / Origin, Authenticity et Dating Astrolabes)

Volume 2 :

3) Part 3 : The Instruments (Planispheric Astrolabes) / Related Instruments (Saphea / Quadrants / Navicula)

4) Part 4 : Annex / Tables (Table of Constellations / Positions of  85 stars ans in the three systems / Positions of 49 satrs) / References – Bibliography and Museums (General Books and Papers / Museums and Main Collections), List of Figures.


– Book only for sale at the Galerie Delalande 

– Book price : 220 euros

– Shipping cost :

France : + 18 euros (arrival in two/three days)

Europe : + 27 euros (arrival in one week)

International : + 60 euros (arrival in one week)

– Payment via international bank transfer, Paypal or Visa/Mastercard at distance

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Galerie Delalande Paris

After 37 years in Le Louvre des Antiquaires, the Delalande gallery moved early June 2015 to 35 rue de Lille, 75007 Paris, on the other side of the Seine River in the well known antic shops area "le Carré Rive Gauche".
Our main specialties are, since 1976, Marine and Scientific instruments, Tobacco and Opium objects, Curiosities and Great Canes.
We participate to international antique fairs (TEFAF Maastricht) and are unique partner of the French Maritime Museum.
Eric Delalande is also Administrator of the French Experts National Company (C.N.E.).
Please visit also our two websites, which are frequently updated: (French) and (English). ----------------------------

La Galerie Delalande s'est installée en juin 2015 au 35 rue de Lille (75007 Paris), au coeur de la capitale dans le "Carré Rive Gauche", après 37 années de présence au Louvre des Antiquaires.
Nous nous sommes orientés, depuis 1976, vers plusieurs spécialités : Marine et Sciences, Objets du tabac et de l'Opium, Cannes de collection et Curiosités.
Nous participons à des salons d'envergure internationale (TEFAF Maastricht) et sommes partenaires exclusifs du Musée National de la Marine.
Eric Delalande est également Administrateur de la Compagnie Nationale des Experts (C.N.E.).
N'hésitez pas à visiter nos deux sites internet fréquemment mis à jour : (Français) and (Anglais).

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