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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; Helen Strong Belknap; William Burke Belknap
Publisher: London, E. and C. Dilly, 1778.
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Chappe d'Auteroche, abbé, 1728-1769.
Voyage to California.
London, E. and C. Dilly, 1778
(OCoLC)663146554
Named Person: Julien Leroy
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chappe d'Auteroche, abbé; Jean-Dominique Cassini; José Antonio de Alzate y Ramírez; Helen Strong Belknap; William Burke Belknap
OCLC Number: 29085681
Language Note: Translated from French.
Notes: Page 215 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": pages 77-105.
"Apparently a translation of two works published by Cassini: "Voyage en Californie pour l'observation du passage de Vénus sur le disque de 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"."--N.U.C.
Description: [8], 315 (i.e. 215) pages folded plan
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 timekeepers / by Monsieur de. Cassini.

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