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The astrolabes of the world : based upon the series of instruments in the Lewis Evans Collection in the old Ashmolean Museum at Oxford, with notes on astrolabes in the collections of the British Museum, Science Museum, Sir. J. Findlay, Mr. S.V. Hoffman, the Mensing Collection and in other public and private collections

Author: R T Gunther; William H Morley
Publisher: Oxford : Printed at the University Press, 1932.
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Genre/Form: Bibliographies
Bibliography
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Gunther, R.T. (Robert Theodore), 1869-1940.
Astrolabes of the world.
Oxford : Printed at the University Press, 1932
(OCoLC)624178852
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: R T Gunther; William H Morley
OCLC Number: 18919330
Notes: Paged continuously.
Volume 1 has 68 leaves of plates; volume 2 has 85 leaves of plates.
Volume 1 contains facsimile reprint of "Description of a planispheric astrolabe, constucted for Sháh Sultán Husain Safawí, King of Persia, and now preserved in the British Museum; comprising an account of the astrolabe generally, with notes illustrative and explanatory: to which are added, concise notices of twelve other astrolabes, eastern and European, hitherto undescribed. By William H. Morely. Williams and Norgate, 14, Henrietta Street, Covent Garden, London; 20, South Frederick Street, Edinburgh. Benj. Duprat, Paris. F.A. Brockhaus, Leipsig. MDCCCLVI."
Bound in white cloth with gilt design of an astrolabe on front covers.
Description: 2 volumes : illustrations ; 30 cm
Contents: v. 1. The Eastern astrolabes --
v. 2. The Western astrolabes.
Responsibility: by Robert T. Gunther, M.A., Hon. LL. D., curator of the Lewis Evans Collection in the Old Ashmolean Museum at Oxford.

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