Collection of 26 English books about astronomy, globes and orreries from 1766 to 1940

Collection of 26 English books about astronomy, globes and orreries from 1766 to 1940

1250 euros

Country of manufacture

UK and Ireland

Categories: Bookshop, Scientific Books, Globes & Orreries

Description

A collection, for sale as a set, of 26 English books and catalogues on astronomy, globes, globemaking and orreries from 1766 (Jennings’s book) and circa 1940 (Boggs and Branom’s catalogue).

 

The list, in chronological order :

1. JENNINGS (David), An introduction to the use of the globes, and the orrery: also, the application of astronomy to chronology […], London, Nourse, Buckland, Dilly, 1766.

8vo, XI, (1), 172, (10) pages and 5 plates (browning and soiling) ;  contemporary calf (spine renewed).

2. FENNING (Daniel) and MOON (Joseph), A new and easy guide to the use of the globes, London, Crowder 1792

12vo folding frontispiece, IX, (3), 213, (3) pages and 9 folding plates ; contemprary calf (spine renewed).

3. FENNING (Daniel) and MOON (Joseph), A new and easy guide to the use of the globes, 1798

12vo folding frontispiece, IX, (3), 213, (7) pages and 9 folding plates ; contemprary calf (first cover loose and spine broken). Some restoration in the margin of few plates.

4. BUTTLER (William), Exercices on the globes ; interspersed with some histological, biographical, chronological, mythological, and miscellaneous information, London, Couchman, 1803

12mo, XXXII, 381, (11) pages ; contemporary calf (joints cracked and some accidents at the binding).

5. Astronomy’s article from the Encyclopedia britannica, 1810

4to pages 9 to 190 with 24 plates ; modern carboard.

6. GREIG (John), An introduction to the use of the globes, for youth of both sexes; particularly designed for schools and private teachers, London, Plummer, 1810.

12mo, XII, 192 pages and 4 plates (vovelle is lacking on the plate 2) ; contemporaru calf (first cover losse and some damages). Seconde edition.

7. WALLACE (James), A new treatise on the use of the globes and Practical Astronomy, New-York, Smith & Forman, 1812

Large 8vo VIII, 512 pages ; contemporay calf (first cover loose and lack of leather).

8. GREIG (John), An introduction to the use of the globes, for youth of both sexes; particularly designed for schools and private teachers, London, Baldwin, Cradock & Joy, 1816.

12mo,frontispiece with volvelle, XII, 192 pages and 3 plates ; contemporary calf (spine renewed). Third edition.

9. KEITH (Thomas), A new treatise on the use of the globes. Or a philosophical view of the earth and heavens, London, Longman, Hurst, etc, 1818

12vo, XXIII, (1), 359, (1) pages and 6 folding plates ; contemporary calf (spine renewed).

10. LATHROP (John), A compendium treatrise on the use of globes & maps, Boston, Wells, Lilly and Burditt, 1821

8vo XX, [13]-183, (1) pages and 3 folding plates ; contemporary plates (second cover loose).

11. MOLINEUX (Thomas), A concise introduction to the knowledge of the globes, London, Whittaker, etc., 1821

12vo frontispiece, IV, 113, (3) pages and one plate with volvelle ; contemporary calf (joint cracked and covers loose).

12. KEITH (Thomas), A new treatise on the use of the globes ; or a philosophical view of the earth and heavens, London, Longman, Hurst, etc, 1824

12vo, XXIII, (1), 359, (1) pages and 6 folding plates  (one plate was cut with lack)

13. KEITH (Thomas), A new treatise on the use of the globes, or a philosophical view of the earth and heavens, New-York, Samuel Wood & Sons, 1826

8vo, 334 pages and 6 folding plates ; modern cardboard. Library stamps.

14. KEITH (Thomas), A new treatise on the use of the globes ; or, a philosophical view of the earth and heavens, New-York, Samuel Wood & Sons, 1832

Large 8vo, 334 pages and 6 folding plates ; modern cardboard (first cover loose). First pages with little damages in margins without lack.

15. KEITH (Thomas), A new treatise on the use of the globes ; or, a philosophical view of the earth and heavens, New-York, Samuel Wood & Sons, 1832

Large 8vo, 334 pages and 6 folding plates ; contemporary calf. Foxings.

16. OSTRANDER (Tobias), The planetarium and astronomical calculator, New York, M’Elrath, Bangs & Co., 1834.

8vo of frontispiece, 236 pages and 8 plates ; green half-leather with published cardboard.

17. HARDCASTLE (William), Catechism of astronomy, and the use of the globes, London, Relfe & Flechter, 1845

12mo (2), VI, 154 and (2) pages ; publisher’s cardboard (damaged, first cover loose). Poor condition.

18. MIDDLETON (James), Astronomy, and the use of the gloes, for shcools and families, London, Jarrold & Sons and Withaker, [1851]

12mo XIV, (2), 198 pages ; publisher’s cardboard. Second edition. (A tear one one page)

19. KEITH (Thomas), A new treatise on the use of the globes ; or a philosophical view of the earth and heavens, London, Longman, Brown, etc, 1855

12vo, XXIV, 423, (1) pages and 9 folding plates (some dirty and little damaged in margins) and 16 pages of catalogues ; printer’s cardboard

20. KEITH (Thomas), A new treatise on the use of the globes, or a philosophical view of the earth and heavens, London, Longman, Brown, etc, 1858

12vo, XXIV, 423, (1) pages and 9 folding plates and 12 pages of catalogues ; printer’s cardboard

21. MOLINEUX (Thomas), A concise introduction to the knowledge of the globes, London, Longman & Co, etc., 1861

12vo frontispiece with volvelle, VI, 138 and 1 plate ; publisher’s cardboard).

22. One leaf with advertisement for the globes by “H. B. Nims & Company, Troy, N.Y.” extracted from a review, late 19th century

23. DENOYER, A Teacher’s Manual, Chicago, Denoyer-Geppert Company, 1929

8vo, 142 and (2) pages ; publisher’s cardboard.

24. RAND McNALLY, Index globes for the home, office, school and library. Catalogue No. 331, Rand Mc Nally & Company, [circa 1920-1930]

Small folio, 24 pages with numerous illustrations.

25. GEORGE PHILIP & SON, [One folding leaf for globe’s advertisement], circa 1920-1930

26. BOGGS and BRANOM, Globes studies and uses, Chicago, Nystrom & Co, [circa 1940 ?]

8vo 64 pages ; printer’s covers.

At the end, advertisements for the Nystrom’s globes

 

Ask the Dealer

Item enquiry

To enquire about this item, complete the form bellow to send a message to the Dealer

Enter Email
Confirm Email
Sending

Dealer information

FR Le Zograscope

Established by Alexandre Piffault in 2014 and based in Paris at 5 rue de Condé, 75006, very close to Odéon, Le Zograscope specializes in antique and rare books in Science, Medicine and Technology, and rare antique instruments in the same fields. We have especially a strong interest in early and continental microscopy, early and special mathematical/drawing instruments, medical and surgical instrument, and rare technology.

Payment methods
Terms & conditions