Sale 630: The Richard E. Bateman Collection on Celestial Mechanics with Rare Books & Manuscripts from various consignors

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Date of the auction: 30.11.2017

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Archive of twelve letters to Richard Bateman from astronomers and...

Title: Archive of twelve letters to Richard Bateman from astronomers and administrators at various universities, demonstrating his early interest in astronomy and celestial mechanics Author: Place: Various places Publisher: Date: 1940-1952 Description: Typed or handwritten, each with original

Lot #: 1

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 30 Nov 2017

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Recherches sur differens points importans du systeme du monde

Title: Recherches sur differens points importans du systeme du monde Author: Alembert, Jean le Rond d' Place: Paris Publisher: Chez David l'ainé Date: 1754-1756 Description: 3 volumes. lxviii, 260; [2], 290, [4]; xlviii, 263 pp. With 6 folding engraved diagram plates. (4to) 21.4x15.5 cm (8½x6¼

Lot #: 2

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$5,000

Date: 30 Nov 2017

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Recherches sur la précession des equinoxes, et sur la nutation de l'axe de...

Title: Recherches sur la précession des equinoxes, et sur la nutation de l'axe de la terre dans le systême newtonien Author: Alembert, Jean le Rond d' Place: Paris Publisher: Chez David l'ainé Date: 1749 Description: xxxviii, [2], 184 pp. With 4 folding engraved diagram plates. (4to) 21.7x15.5 cm

Lot #: 3

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$5,000

Date: 30 Nov 2017

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Cours de Mécanique Céleste

Title: Cours de Mécanique Céleste Author: Andoyer, Marie Henri Place: Paris Publisher: Gauthier-Villars Date: 1923-1926 Description: 2 volumes. (8vo) 23.7x14.7 cm (9½x5¾"), half red morocco & marbled boards, spines ruled & lettered in gilt, raise bands, marbled endpapers. Celestial mechanics by the

Lot #: 4

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 30 Nov 2017

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An account of the discoveries concerning comets, with the way to find their...

Title: An account of the discoveries concerning comets, with the way to find their orbits, and some improvements in constructing and calculating their places. For which reason are here added new tables, fitted to those purposes; particularly with regard to that Comet which is soon expected to return

Lot #: 5

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 30 Nov 2017

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Mémoire sur la proposition de construire de nouvelles tables du soleil et...

Title: Mémoire sur la proposition de construire de nouvelles tables du soleil et de la lune, qui a remporté le prix proposé par la Société roïale des sciences de Copenhague pour l'anneé MDCCLXXIX Author: Bernoulli, Jean Place: Copenhague Publisher: Imprimé chez Auguste Friderich Stein Date: 1784

Lot #: 6

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 30 Nov 2017

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Fundamenta astronomiae pro anno MDCCLV deducta ex observationibus viri...

Title: Fundamenta astronomiae pro anno MDCCLV deducta ex observationibus viri incomparabilis James Bradley in specula astronomica Grenovicensi per annos 1750-1762 institutis Author: Bessel, Friedrich Wilhelm Place: Regiomonti [i.e. Königsberg] Publisher: In commissis apud Frid. Nicolovium Date: 1818

Lot #: 7

Estimate: US$1,200 - US$1,800

Date: 30 Nov 2017

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J.F. Encke's Astronomische Abhandlungen zusammengestellt aus den Jahrgängen...

Title: J.F. Encke's Astronomische Abhandlungen zusammengestellt aus den Jahrgängen 1830 bis 1862 des Berliner Astronomischen Jarbuches... Author: Bessel, Olbers & Bremicker. Place: Berlin Publisher: Ferd. Dümmler;s Verlags-Buchhandlung Date: 1866 Description: 3 volumes. Various paginations. (8vo

Lot #: 8

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 30 Nov 2017

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Astronomical Atlases, Maps & Charts: An Historical & General Guide

Title: Astronomical Atlases, Maps & Charts: An Historical & General Guide Author: Brown, Basil Place: London Publisher: Search Publishing Co. Date: 1932 Description: 200 pp. With plates reproducing astronomical & astrological charts. Boards, jacket. First Edition. Lot Amendments Condition: Jacket

Lot #: 9

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 30 Nov 2017

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Tables Of The Motion Of The Moon

Title: Tables Of The Motion Of The Moon Author: Brown, Ernest W. & Henry B. Hedrick Place: New Haven Publisher: Yale University Press Date: 1919 Description: 6 sections in 3 volumes. xii, [2], 140, 39; [2], 223; [2], 99, [2], 56, 102 pp. 34.5x26 cm (13½x10¼"), original printed wrappers. In the

Lot #: 10

Estimate: US$400 - US$600

Date: 30 Nov 2017

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Two volumes on lunar motion by Ernest W. Brown

Title: Two volumes on lunar motion by Ernest W. Brown Author: Brown, Ernest W. Place: Cambridge, England Publisher: At the University Press Date: 1896 & 1908 Description: Includes: An Introductory Treatise on the Lunar Theory. xvi, 292 pp. 1896. The Inequalities in the Motion of the Moon Due to the

Lot #: 11

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 30 Nov 2017

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Tables astronomiques du Soleil, de la Lune, des Planetes, des etoiles...

Title: Tables astronomiques du Soleil, de la Lune, des Planetes, des etoiles fixes, et des satellites de Jupiter et de Saturne; Avec l'explication & l'usage de ces mêmes tables Author: Cassini, Jacques Place: Paris Publisher: L'Imprimerie Royale Date: 1740 Description: xiv, [6], 222 pp. With 26

Lot #: 12

Estimate: US$1,000 - US$1,500

Date: 30 Nov 2017

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On the extension of Bode's empirical law of the distances of the planets...

Title: On the extension of Bode's empirical law of the distances of the planets from the sun to the distances of the satellites from their respective primaries Author: Challis, James Place: Cambridge, England Publisher: J. Smith, Printer to the University Date: 1829 Description: 15 pp. (4to) 27x21.5

Lot #: 13

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 30 Nov 2017

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Die Analytische Lösung des Bahnbestimmungproblems

Title: Die Analytische Lösung des Bahnbestimmungproblems Author: Charlier, Carl Vilhelm Ludwig Place: Uppsala & Stockholm Publisher: Almqvist & Wiksells Date: 1911 Description: 3 volumes. 21; 28, 31 pp. 21x13.8 cm (8¼x5½"), printed wrappers. Analytical solution of the path determination problem. The

Lot #: 14

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 30 Nov 2017

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Memoire sur la Comete de 1682, adressé à MM. les Auteurs du Journal des...

Title: Memoire sur la Comete de 1682, adressé à MM. les Auteurs du Journal des Sçavans Author: Clairaut, Alexis Claude Place: Paris Publisher: Chez Michel Lambert Date: 1759 Description: Pp 110-132 in Les Journal des Sçavans, pour l'année M.DCC.LIX, Janvier, bound with Février, 384 pages in all

Lot #: 15

Estimate: US$700 - US$1,000

Date: 30 Nov 2017

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Piece qui a remporté le prix de l'Academie imperiale des sciences de St...

Title: Piece qui a remporté le prix de l'Academie imperiale des sciences de St. Petersbourg proposé en M. DCCL. Sur la question si toutes les inegalités, qu' on a observées dans le mouvement de la lune, s'accordent avec la theorie Newtonienne... Author: Clairaut, Alexis Claude Place: A St

Lot #: 16

Estimate: US$2,500 - US$3,500

Date: 30 Nov 2017

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A Popular History of Astronomy during the Nineteenth Century

Title: A Popular History of Astronomy during the Nineteenth Century Author: Clerke, Agnes M. Place: London Publisher: Adam & Charles Black Date: 1893 Description: xv, [3], 573 + [2] ad pp. With mounted Woodburytypes from photographs on frontispiece & title page, 5 collotype plates. (8vo) 22.3x13.5

Lot #: 17

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 30 Nov 2017

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Tables Écliptiques des Satellites de Jupiter, d'apres la Théorie de leurs...

Title: Tables Écliptiques des Satellites de Jupiter, d'apres la Théorie de leurs Attractions Mutuelles et les Constantes déduites des Observations... Publiées par le Bureau des Longitudes Author: Damoiseau de Montfort, Marie-Charles-Theodore, Baron Place: Paris Publisher: Bachelier Date: 1836

Lot #: 18

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 30 Nov 2017

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On the Bodily Tides of Viscous and Semi-elastic Spheroids, and on the Ocean...

Title: On the Bodily Tides of Viscous and Semi-elastic Spheroids, and on the Ocean Tides upon a Yielding Nucleus Author: Darwin, G.H. Place: London Publisher: Date: 1879 Description: [2], 35 pp. (4to) 30x23 cm (11¾x9"), original printed wrappers. Extract from the Philosophical Transactions of the

Lot #: 19

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 30 Nov 2017

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On the Tidal Friction of a Planet Attended by Several Satellites and on the...

Title: On the Tidal Friction of a Planet Attended by Several Satellites and on the Evolution of the Solar System Author: Darwin, G.H. Place: London Publisher: Date: 1881 Description: [2], 491-535 pp. With 3 plates. (4to) 30x23 cm (11¾x9"), original printed wrappers. Extract from the Philosophical

Lot #: 20

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 30 Nov 2017

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Problems connected with the Tides of a Viscous Spheroid

Title: Problems connected with the Tides of a Viscous Spheroid Author: Darwin, G.H. Place: London Publisher: Date: 1879 Description: [2], 539-593 pp. (4to) 30x23 cm (11¾x9, original printed front wrapper. Extract from the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, Part II. Bookplate of Herbert

Lot #: 21

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 30 Nov 2017

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Histoire de l'Astronomie au dix-huitieme siecle

Title: Histoire de l'Astronomie au dix-huitieme siecle Author: Delambre, Jean-Baptiste, & Claude-Louis Mathieu Place: Paris Publisher: Bachelier Date: 1827 Description: lii, 796 pp. With 3 folding engraved plates of diagrams; copper-engraved frontispiece portrait. (4to) 25.3x19.3 cm (10x7½"), 19th

Lot #: 22

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 30 Nov 2017

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Théorie du Mouvement de la Lune

Title: Théorie du Mouvement de la Lune Author: Delaunay, Charles Place: Paris Publisher: Mallet-Bachelier Date: 1860-1867 Description: 2 volumes. [6], 883; [4], 931 pp. (4to) 27.3x21 cm (10¾x8¼"), period half calf & cloth, morocco spine labels, raised bands, marbled endpapers & edges. First Edition

Lot #: 23

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 30 Nov 2017

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Three papers by Charles Delaunay from the Institute Impérial de France

Title: Three papers by Charles Delaunay from the Institute Impérial de France Author: Delaunay, Charles Place: Paris Publisher: Date: 1858 & 1859 Description: Includes: Nouvelle Théorie du Movement de la Lune. 15 pp. 17 mai 1858. Calcul de l'Accélération Séculaire du Moyen Movement de la Lune. 11

Lot #: 24

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 30 Nov 2017

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Essai sur les comètes en général et particulièrement sur celles qui peuvent...

Title: Essai sur les comètes en général et particulièrement sur celles qui peuvent approcher de l'orbite de la terre Author: Dionis de Séjour, Achille Pierre Place: Paris Publisher: Chez Valade Date: 1775 Description: xxiv, 364 pp. Folding engraved diagram plate. (8vo) 20.5x12.5 cm (8¼x4¾"), old

Lot #: 25

Estimate: US$600 - US$900

Date: 30 Nov 2017

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Four works on astronomical subjects by J.F. Encke

Title: Four works on astronomical subjects by J.F. Encke Author: Encke, Johann Franz Place: Berlin Publisher: Date: Various dates Description: Includes: Über die Cometen von Pons. Füste Abhandlung. [2], 27 pp. (4to). 1845. Über eine neue Methjode der Berechnung der Planetenstörungen. 28 pp. (8vo

Lot #: 26

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 30 Nov 2017

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Opuscula varii argumenti

Title: Opuscula varii argumenti Author: Euler, Leonhard Place: Berolini [Berlin] Publisher: Sumtibus Ambr. Haude & Jo. Carol. Speneri Date: 1746 Description: [2], 300 pp. With 6 folding engraved plates of diagrams. (4to) 21x17 cm (8¼x6¾"), period calf ruled in gilt, raised spine bands, morocco

Lot #: 27

Estimate: US$2,500 - US$3,500

Date: 30 Nov 2017

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Sur les inégalités du mouvement de Saturne & de Jupiter: Piece qui a...

Title: Sur les inégalités du mouvement de Saturne & de Jupiter: Piece qui a remporté le prix de l'Académie royale des sciences en M. DCC. XLVIII... Selon la fondation faite par feu M. Rouillé de Meslay, ancien conseiller au parlement Author: Euler, Leonhard Place: Paris Publisher: Chez Gabr. Martin

Lot #: 28

Estimate: US$1,500 - US$2,500

Date: 30 Nov 2017

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Theoria Motuum Lunae, nova methodo pertractata una cum Tabulis...

Title: Theoria Motuum Lunae, nova methodo pertractata una cum Tabulis Astronomicis, unde ad quodvis tempus Loca Lunae expedite computari possunt... Author: Euler, Leonhard Place: Petropoli [i.e. St. Petersburg, Russia] Publisher: Typis Academiae imperialis scientiarum Date: 1772 Description: [16

Lot #: 29

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$5,000

Date: 30 Nov 2017

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Theoria Motuum planetarum et cometarum. Continens methodum facilem ex...

Title: Theoria Motuum planetarum et cometarum. Continens methodum facilem ex aliquot observationibus orbitas cum planetarum tum cometarum determinandi... Author: Euler, Leonhard Place: Berolin Publisher: Sumtibus Ambrosii Haude Date: 1744 Description: 6, 9-187 [i.e. 188] pp. Copper-engraved

Lot #: 30

Estimate: US$5,000 - US$8,000

Date: 30 Nov 2017