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A voyage to California, to observe the transit of Venus

Author: Chappe d'Auteroche, abbé; Jean-Dominique Cassini; José Antonio de Alzate y Ramírez
Publisher: London : Printed for E. and C. Dilly, 1778.
Series: (Landmarks of science).
Edition/Format:   Book   Microform : Micro-opaque : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Additional Physical Format: (DLC) 01024366
Named Person: Julien Leroy
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chappe d'Auteroche, abbé; Jean-Dominique Cassini; José Antonio de Alzate y Ramírez
OCLC Number: 5058400
Notes: Last page erroneously numbered 315.
"Extract of a letter from Mexico addressed to the Royal Academy of Sciences at Paris, by Don Joseph Anthony de Alzate y Ramirez ... relative to the natural history of the country adjacent to the city of Mexico": p. 77-105.
A translation of the 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 éprouver les montres marines inventées par m. Le Roy. Paris, 1770."
Reproduction Notes: Microopaque. New York : Readex Microprint, 1970. 3 cards ; 23 x 15 cm. (Landmarks of science).
Description: [8], 315 [i.e. 215] pages, [1] folded leaf of plates : folded plan ; 23 cm
Series Title: (Landmarks of science).
Responsibility: by Mons. Chappe d'Auteroche ; 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 time keepers, by Monsieur De Cassini.

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