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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The Computation of an Orbit from Three Complete Observations. From the...

Title: The Computation of an Orbit from Three Complete Observations. From the "Theoria Motus Corporum Coelestium" by Charles Frederic Gauss Author: Gauss, Carl Friedrich Place: Cambridge, Mass. Publisher: Metcalf and Company, Printers to the University Date: 1852 Description: 70, [2], 12 pp

Lot #: 31

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 30 Nov 2017

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Théorie de Mouvement des Corps Céleste parcourant des sections coniques...

Title: Théorie de Mouvement des Corps Céleste parcourant des sections coniques autour du soleil; traductin du "Theoria Motus" de Gauss, suivie de notes, par Edmond Dubois Author: Gauss, Carl Friedrich Place: Paris Publisher: Arthus Bertrand Date: [1864] Description: xii, viii, 380 pp. With 2 folding

Lot #: 32

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 30 Nov 2017

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Theoria motus corporum coelestium in sectionibus conicis solem ambientium

Title: Theoria motus corporum coelestium in sectionibus conicis solem ambientium Author: Gauss, Carl Friedrich Place: Hamburg Publisher: Frid. Perthes et I.H. Besser Date: 1809 Description: xi, [1], 227, [1], 20 pp. With 1 engraved plate. (4to) 28.5x23.5 cm (11¼x9¼"), period pastepaper boards. First

Lot #: 33

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

Date: 30 Nov 2017

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Theory of the Motion of the Heavenly Bodies Moving about the Sun in Conic...

Title: Theory of the Motion of the Heavenly Bodies Moving about the Sun in Conic Sections: A translation of Gauss's "Theoria motus". With an appendix Author: Gauss, Carl Friedrich Place: Boston Publisher: Little, Brown, and Company Date: 1857 Description: xvii, [1], 326, [2], 40 pp. Translated by

Lot #: 34

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 30 Nov 2017

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An Elementary Treatise on the Lunar Theory, with a brief sketch of the...

Title: An Elementary Treatise on the Lunar Theory, with a brief sketch of the history of the problem up to the time of Newton Author: Godfray, Hugh Place: Cambridge, England Publisher: Macmillan and Co. Date: 1859 Description: xi, [1], 119, [1] + 48 ad pp. (8vo) 19x12.5 cm 7½x5"), original cloth

Lot #: 35

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 30 Nov 2017

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Astronomiae Physicae & Geometricae Elementa

Title: Astronomiae Physicae & Geometricae Elementa Author: Gregory, David Place: Oxoniae Publisher: Theatro Sheldoniano Date: 1702 Description: [12], 494, [2] pp. Numerous diagrams in the text. Large engraved vignette on title page. (folio) 35.3x22.8 cm (13¾x9"), period calf. First Edition. The

Lot #: 36

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

Date: 30 Nov 2017

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Saturn and Its Ring, 1875-1889 - Washington Observations 1885, Appendix II.

Title: Saturn and Its Ring, 1875-1889 - Washington Observations 1885, Appendix II. Author: Hall, Asaph Place: Washington, D.C. Publisher: Date: 1889 Description: 22 pp. With 3 chromolithographed plates. (4to) 29.3x23.3 cm (11½x9¼"), original cloth-backed printed boards. First Edition. Hall was the

Lot #: 37

Estimate: US$250 - US$350

Date: 30 Nov 2017

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Two astronomical works by Asaph Hall published by the U.S. government

Title: Two astronomical works by Asaph Hall published by the U.S. government Author: Hall, Asaph Place: Washington, D.C. Publisher: Government Printing Office Date: 1885 Description: Includes: The Orbits of Oberon and Titania, the Outer Satellites of Uranus. 33 pp. The Orbit of the Satellite of

Lot #: 38

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 30 Nov 2017

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Miscellanea Curiosa. Being a collection of some of the principal phaenomena...

Title: Miscellanea Curiosa. Being a collection of some of the principal phaenomena in nature, accounted for by the greatest philosophers of this age. Together with several discourses read before the Royal society, for the advancement of physical and mathematical knowledge Author: Halley, Edmond

Lot #: 39

Estimate: US$500 - US$800

Date: 30 Nov 2017

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Astronomical Tables with Precepts both in English and Latin for Computing...

Title: Astronomical Tables with Precepts both in English and Latin for Computing the Places of the Sun, Moon, Planets, and Comets Author: Halley, Edmond Place: London Publisher: Printed for William Innys Date: 1752 Description: [62], [330] pp. Edited by John Bevis. Copper-engraved frontispiece

Lot #: 40

Estimate: US$500 - US$800

Date: 30 Nov 2017

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Edmundi Halleii astronomi dum viveret regii Tabulæ astronomicæ

Title: Edmundi Halleii astronomi dum viveret regii Tabulæ astronomicæ Author: Halley, Edmond Place: London Publisher: Apud Gulielmum Innys Date: 1749 Description: [330] pp. incl. errata leaf at rear. Copper-engraved frontispiece portrait. (4to) 29x23 cm (11½x9¼"), rebound in modern cloth, morocco

Lot #: 41

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

Date: 30 Nov 2017

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Darlegung der theoretischen Berechnung der in den Mondtafeln angewandten...

Title: Darlegung der theoretischen Berechnung der in den Mondtafeln angewandten Störungen Author: Hansen, Peter Andreas Place: Leipzig Publisher: Bei S. Hirzel Date: 1862-1864 Description: 2 parts in 1. [2], [91]-497, [1]; [2], 399 pp. Numerous tables, a few folding. (4to) 27x18 cm (10½x7¼"), period

Lot #: 42

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 30 Nov 2017

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"Memoirs" (spine title) - collection of ten papers by Hansen, bound together

Title: "Memoirs" (spine title) - collection of ten papers by Hansen, bound together Author: Hansen, Peter Andreas Place: Leipzig, etc. Publisher: Date: c.1865-1870 Description: With manuscript list of the papers affixed to front pastedown. (4to) 27.7x18.5 cm (10¾x7¼"), half calf & blue cloth, spine

Lot #: 43

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 30 Nov 2017

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Four papers extracted from the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society

Title: Four papers extracted from the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society Author: Herschel, William Place: London Publisher: Date: 1807-1812 Description: Includes: Observations on the Nature of the new celestial Body discovered by Dr. Olbers, and of the Comet which was expected to appear

Lot #: 44

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 30 Nov 2017

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Geschichte der Bahnbestimmung von Planeten und Kometen

Title: Geschichte der Bahnbestimmung von Planeten und Kometen Author: Herz, Norbert Place: Leipzig Publisher: Commissions-Verlag von B.G. Teubner Date: 1887-1894 Description: 2 volumes bound in 1. viii, 169, [1]; viii, 264 pp. With 4 folding plates. (8vo) 21.6x15 cm (9x6"), rebound in modern red

Lot #: 45

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 30 Nov 2017

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Untersuchungen über den Ursprung und die Bedeutung der Sternnamen. Ein...

Title: Untersuchungen über den Ursprung und die Bedeutung der Sternnamen. Ein beytrag zur Geschichte des gestirnten Himmels Author: Ideler, Ludewig Place: Berlin Publisher: Bey Johann Friedrich Weils Date: 1809 Description: lxxii, 452 pp. Within the German text are a number of words in Arabic

Lot #: 46

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 30 Nov 2017

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A new method of deducing a first approximation to the orbit of a comet from...

Title: A new method of deducing a first approximation to the orbit of a comet from three geocentric observations Author: Ivory, James Place: London Publisher: Date: 1814 Description: 121-186 pp. Engraved plate of diagrams. (4to) 29.5x23.5 cm (11¾x9¼"), disbound. Paper read before the Royal Society

Lot #: 47

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 30 Nov 2017

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De la Résolution des Équations Numériques de Tous les Degées

Title: De la Résolution des Équations Numériques de Tous les Degées Author: Lagrange, Joseph Louis Place: Paris Publisher: Chez Duprat Date: An VI [1798] Description: viii, 268 pp. (4to) 26.5x20.5 cm (10½x8¼"), modern half calf & marbled boards, spine tooled in gilt, morocco lettering piece

Lot #: 48

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 30 Nov 2017

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Leçons sur le Calcul des Fonctions - in Journal de l'École Polytechnique

Title: Leçons sur le Calcul des Fonctions - in Journal de l'École Polytechnique Author: Lagrange, Joseph Louis Place: Paris Publisher: De l'Imprimerie Imperiale Date: Thermidore An XII [1804] Description: [4], 324. Comprises the entire volume of Journal de l'École Polytechnique, publié par le

Lot #: 49

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 30 Nov 2017

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Mécanique Analytique

Title: Mécanique Analytique Author: Lagrange, Joseph Louis Place: Paris Publisher: Mallet-Bachelier Date: 1853 Description: 2 volumes. [2], xiv, 428; [2], iv, 390, [1] pp. (4to) 26.5x21 cm (10½x8¼"), period half calf & cloth, raised spine bands, morocco lettering pieces, marbled endpapers & edges

Lot #: 50

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 30 Nov 2017

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Mécanique Analytique. Nouvelle edition, revue et augmentée par l'auteur

Title: Mécanique Analytique. Nouvelle edition, revue et augmentée par l'auteur Author: Lagrange, Joseph Louis Place: Paris Publisher: Mme Ve Courcier Date: 1811-1815 Description: 2 volumes. x, [2], 422; vi, viii, 378 pp. (4to) 25.7x19.5 cm (10¼x7¾"), 19th century full mottled calf with gilt embossed

Lot #: 51

Estimate: US$400 - US$600

Date: 30 Nov 2017

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Méchanique Analitique; par M. de La Grange, de l'Académie des Sciences de...

Title: Méchanique Analitique; par M. de La Grange, de l'Académie des Sciences de Paris Author: Lagrange, Joseph Louis Place: Paris Publisher: Chez la veuve Desaint, libraire Date: 1788 Description: xii, 512 pp. [a]4, b2, A-3S4. (4to) 25.5x19 cm (10x7½"), modern vellum. First Edition. First edition

Lot #: 52

Estimate: US$8,000 - US$12,000

Date: 30 Nov 2017

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Oeuvres de Lagrange, publées par les soins de M. J.-A. Serret... [et de M...

Title: Oeuvres de Lagrange, publées par les soins de M. J.-A. Serret... [et de M. Gaston Darboux], sou le auspices de M. le Ministre de l'Instruction Publique Author: Lagrange, Joseph Louis Place: Paris Publisher: Gauthier-Villars Date: 1867-1892 Description: 14 volumes. (4to) 26.3x21 cm (10¼x8¼

Lot #: 53

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

Date: 30 Nov 2017

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Théorie des fonctions analytiques, contenant Les Principes du Calcul...

Title: Théorie des fonctions analytiques, contenant Les Principes du Calcul différentiel, dégagés de toute considération d'infiniment petits, d'évanouissans, de limites et de fluxions, et réduits à l'analyse algébrique des quantités finies Author: Lagrange, Joseph Louis Place: Paris Publisher: Mme

Lot #: 54

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 30 Nov 2017

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Theorie Des Fonctions Analytiques, Contentant Les Principes Du Calcul...

Title: Theorie Des Fonctions Analytiques, Contentant Les Principes Du Calcul Differentiel, Degages De Toute Consideration D'Infiniment Petits Ou D'Evanouissans, De Limites Ou De Fluxions, Et Reduits A L'Analyse Algebrique Des Quantites Finies Author: Lagrange, Joseph Louis Place: Paris Publisher

Lot #: 55

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

Date: 30 Nov 2017

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Traité de la résolution des équations numériques de tous les degrés, Avec...

Title: Traité de la résolution des équations numériques de tous les degrés, Avec des Notes sur plusieurs points de la Théorie des équations algébriques Author: Lagrange, Joseph Louis Place: Paris Publisher: Chez Courcier Date: 1808 Description: xii, 311, [1] pp. (4to) 25.5x20 cm (10x8"), later half

Lot #: 56

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 30 Nov 2017

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Vorlesungen über die Functionen-Rechnung

Title: Vorlesungen über die Functionen-Rechnung Author: Lagrange, Joseph Louis Place: Berlin Publisher: G. Reimer Date: 1823 Description: [iii]-1023 pp. xxii, [2], 1023 pp. (8vo) 19.5x12 cm (7¾x4¾"), modern cloth, spine lettered in gilt, new endpapers. Lectures on the function calculus, issued as

Lot #: 57

Estimate: US$500 - US$800

Date: 30 Nov 2017

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Methods of Computing the Orbit of a Comet or Planet: Appendix to the Third...

Title: Methods of Computing the Orbit of a Comet or Planet: Appendix to the Third Volume of the Translation of the Mécanique Céleste. By Nathaniel Bowditch, LL.D. Author: Bowditch, Nathaniel Place: Boston Publisher: From the Press of Isaac R. Butts Date: 1834 Description: [4], [761]-910, [107] pp

Lot #: 58

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 30 Nov 2017

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Mécanique Céleste. By the Marquis de La Place. Translated, with a...

Title: Mécanique Céleste. By the Marquis de La Place. Translated, with a Commentary, by Nathaniel Bowditch, LL.D. Author: Laplace, Pierre Simon Place: Boston Publisher: Hilliar, Gray, Litrtle, and Wilkins Date: 1829-1839 Description: 4 volumes. xxiv, 746, [1]; xviii, 990, [1]; xxix, [1], 910, [107

Lot #: 59

Estimate: US$2,000 - US$3,000

Date: 30 Nov 2017

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Oeuvres de Laplace - Traité de Mécanique Céleste

Title: Oeuvres de Laplace - Traité de Mécanique Céleste Author: Laplace, Pierre Simon Place: Paris Publisher: Imprimerie Royale Date: 1843-4 Description: Vols. I-V, containing the complete text of Laplaces masterwork, Traité de Mécanique Céleste. [6], xv, [1], 420; [4], xvi, 440, [8], xix, [1], 381

Lot #: 60

Estimate: US$2,000 - US$3,000

Date: 30 Nov 2017