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An introduction to the true astronomy, or, Astronomical lectures read in the astronomical school of the University of Oxford

Author: John KeillW JohnstonJames BucklandJohn BeecroftR BaldwinAll authors
Publisher: London : Printed for J. Buckland, J. Beecroft, J. and F. Rivington, R. Baldwin, W. Johnston, G. Keith, B. Law, S. Crowder, L. Hawes and Co., MDCCLXIX. [1769]
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Named Person: John Keill; John Keill
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Keill; W Johnston; James Buckland; John Beecroft; R Baldwin; George Keith; B Law; Stanley Crowder; P R Maverick; Robert Auchmuty; Samuel Auchmuty Tucker, Mrs; Catharine L Smith; J. and F. Rivington (Firm),; Hawes, Clarke and Collins,; New York Society Library.
OCLC Number: 78165385
Notes: Translation of: Introductio ad veram astronomiam.
Bookseller's advertisement on terminal leaf: Books printed for W. Johnston, in Ludgate Street.
Head- and tail pieces; initials; type ornaments.
Includes index.
Library copy is a gift of Mrs. Samuel Auchmuty Tucker; date stamp on leaf A2r (Dedication): April 9, 1948. Autograph in black ink on front free end-paper recto: Robert Auchmuty / April 23, 1773. This work is listed in 1789 catalogue, p. 45, 8°; in 1793 catalogue, p. 54, No. 923; in the First ledger as Keil's [sic] Astronomy. Borrowed by Catharine L. Smith on February 15th, 1792 and returned on the 16th. Binding: speckled calf; raised bands; red lettering-piece.
Description: [6], xiv, [4], 396, [12] pages, 26 leaves of plates : illustrations (engravings), 2 folded maps ; 23 cm (8°)
Other Titles: Books printed for W. Johnston.
Introductio ad veram astronomiam.
Astronomical lectures read in the astronomical school of the University of Oxford
First Ledger (New York Society Library)
Responsibility: by John Keill, M.D. fellow of the Royal Society, and professor of Astronomy in that University ; [Two lines of quotation].

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