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A voyage to California, to observe the transit of Venus : With an historical description of the author's route through Mexico, and the natural history of that province. Also, a voyage to Newfoundland and Sallee, to make experiments on Mr. Le Roy's timekeepers

Author: Chappe d'Auteroche, abbé; Jean-Dominique Cassini; José Antonio Alzate y Ramírez
Publisher: London : Printed for E. & C. Dilly, 1778.
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Named Person: Julien Leroy
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chappe d'Auteroche, abbé; Jean-Dominique Cassini; José Antonio Alzate y Ramírez
OCLC Number: 29133406
Notes: Last page incorrectly numbered 315.
"Extract of a letter from Mexico addressed to the Royal academy of sciences at Paris, by Don Joseph Anthony de Alzate y Ramyrez ... relative to the natural history of the country adjacent to the city of Mexico": p. 77-105.
Apparently a translation of two works published by Cassini: "Voyage en Californie pour l'observation du passage de Vénus sur le disque du soleil, le 3 juin 1769 ... par feu m. Chappe d'Auteroche. Redigé et publié par m. de Cassini fils. Paris, 1772," and "Voyage fait par ordre du roi en 1768 et 1769 pour épouver les montres marines inventées par m. Le Roy. Paris, 1770."
Sabin 12004.
Reproduction Notes: Microcard. 5 cards.
Description: 1 v.
Responsibility: by Monsieur de Cassini.

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