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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Traité de Mécanique Céleste

Title: Traité de Mécanique Céleste Author: Laplace, Pierre Simon Place: Paris Publisher: J.B.M. Duprat / Courcier Date: 1798-1805 Description: 4 volumes. xxxii, 368; [4], 382; xxiv, 303, [1]; xl, 347, [1] pp. (4to) 25x19 cm (9¾x7½”), period quarter calf & pastepaper boards, spines tooled in gilt

Lot #: 61

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

Date: 30 Nov 2017

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Développements sur plusieurs points de la théorie des perturbations des...

Title: Développements sur plusieurs points de la théorie des perturbations des planètes Author: Le Verrier, U.-J. Place: Paris Publisher: Bachelier Date: 1841 Description: 29 pp. (4to) 27x22 cm (10½x8¾"), original blue printed wrappers. First Edition. Presentation copy inscribed by the author on the

Lot #: 62

Estimate: US$400 - US$600

Date: 30 Nov 2017

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Recherches sur l'orbite de Mercure et sur ses perturbations. Détermination...

Title: Recherches sur l'orbite de Mercure et sur ses perturbations. Détermination de la masse de Venus et du diamètre du soleil (caption title) Author: Le Verrier, U.-J. Place: [Paris] Publisher: [Bachelier] Date: 1843 Description: 87 pp. (4to) 28x22.3 cm (11x8¾"), period plain green wrappers

Lot #: 63

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

Date: 30 Nov 2017

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Recherches sur la nouvelle planète, découverte par Monsieur Herschel et...

Title: Recherches sur la nouvelle planète, découverte par Monsieur Herschel et nommée Georgium Sidus, lues á l'assemblée publique de l'Académie Impériale des Sciences de St. Pétersbourg, le 11. de Mars 1783, par A.J. Lexell Author: Lexell, Anders Johan Place: St. Pétersbourg, Russia Publisher: De

Lot #: 64

Estimate: US$500 - US$800

Date: 30 Nov 2017

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Three bound volumes of publications of the Lick Observatory plus issues of...

Title: Three bound volumes of publications of the Lick Observatory plus issues of the Lick Observatory Bulletin Author: Place: Sacramento & Berkeley Publisher: Date: 1913-1952 Description: Includes: Publications of the Lick Observatory, Volume VII. (Rubbing & staining to covers, hinges cracked

Lot #: 65

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 30 Nov 2017

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On The Determination of The Distance of a Comet from the Earth and the...

Title: On The Determination of The Distance of a Comet from the Earth and the Elements of its Orbit Author: Lubbock, J.W. Place: London Publisher: Charles Knight Date: 1835 Description: [4],54 pp. (8vo) 22.3x14.5 cm (8¾x5¾"), original printed wrappers. A New Edition, enlarged from the 1832 first

Lot #: 66

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 30 Nov 2017

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Introduction aux Sections Conique, pour servir de suite aux elemens de...

Title: Introduction aux Sections Conique, pour servir de suite aux elemens de Geometrie de M. Rivard... Author: Mauduit , Antoine-Rene Place: Paris Publisher: Chez Desaint & Saillant Date: 1761 Description: viii, 136, [2] pp. With 2 folding engraved plates of diagrams. [bound with] Clairault

Lot #: 67

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 30 Nov 2017

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Tabulae motuum solis et lunae novae et correctae... quibus accedit methodus...

Title: Tabulae motuum solis et lunae novae et correctae... quibus accedit methodus longitudinum promota... Author: Mayer, Johann Tobias Place: London Publisher: William and John Richardson for John Nourse, John Mount and Thomas Page Date: 1770 Description: [8], 136, cxxx, [2] pp. With 2 folding

Lot #: 68

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 30 Nov 2017

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Six works on astronomical subjects by or edited by Simon Newcomb

Title: Six works on astronomical subjects by or edited by Simon Newcomb Author: Newcomb, Simon Place: Various places Publisher: Date: Various dates Description: Includes: On the Secular Variations and Mutual Relations of the Orbits of the Asteroids. Printed front wrapper only. 1860. Astronomical

Lot #: 69

Estimate: US$400 - US$600

Date: 30 Nov 2017

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Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy... Book the first. Translated...

Title: Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy... Book the first. Translated into English, and illustrated with a commentary, by Robert Thorp Author: Newton, Isaac Place: London Publisher: Printed by A. Strahan, for T. Cadell, Jun. & W. Davies Date: 1802 Description: [4], [xv]-lviii, [2], 360

Lot #: 70

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

Date: 30 Nov 2017

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Philosophiae naturalis principia mathematica

Title: Philosophiae naturalis principia mathematica Author: Newton, Isaac Place: London Publisher: Guil. & Joh. Innys Date: 1726 Description: [34], 530, [6] + [2] ad pp. Copper-engraved frontispiece portrait by George Vertue after I. Vanderbank; diagrams within. (4to) 28.8x21.8 cm (11¼x8½"), period

Lot #: 71

Estimate: US$7,500 - US$10,000

Date: 30 Nov 2017

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Abhandlung über die leichteste und bequemste Methode die Bahn eines Cometen...

Title: Abhandlung über die leichteste und bequemste Methode die Bahn eines Cometen aus einigen Beobachtungen zu berechnen Author: Olbers, Wilhelm Place: Weimar Publisher: Im Verlage des Industrie-Comptoirs Date: 1797 Description: xxxii, 106 [i.e. 96], 80 pp. Folding engraved plate of diagrams. (8vo

Lot #: 72

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

Date: 30 Nov 2017

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Abhandlung über die leichteste und bequemste Methode die Bahn eines Cometen...

Title: Abhandlung über die leichteste und bequemste Methode die Bahn eines Cometen zu berechnen. Mit Berichtigung und Erweiterung der Tafeln und Fortsetzung des Cometen-Verzeichnisses bis zum Jahre 1847 von Neuem herausgegeben von J. F. Encke Author: Olbers, Wilhelm Place: Weimar Publisher

Lot #: 73

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 30 Nov 2017

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Lehrbuch zur Bahnbestimmung der Kometen und Planeten

Title: Lehrbuch zur Bahnbestimmung der Kometen und Planeten Author: Oppolzer, Theodor R. von Place: Leipzig Publisher: Verlag von Wilhelm Engelmann Date: 1870-1880 Description: 2 volumes. vi, 353, [3]; vii, [1], 635 pp. (4to) 27x18 cm (10½x7"), period half morocco & marbled boards, spines gilt

Lot #: 74

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 30 Nov 2017

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Cométographie ou Traité historique et théorique des comètes

Title: Cométographie ou Traité historique et théorique des comètes Author: Pingré, Alexandre-Gui Place: Paris Publisher: De l'Impremerie Royale Date: 1783-1784 Description: 2 volumes. xii, 630, [1]; viii, 518 pp. With 7 engraved plates; (4to) 24.5x19 cm (9¾x7½"), modern black cloth, spines lettered

Lot #: 75

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

Date: 30 Nov 2017

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Mémoire sur Le Développement des Termes du Cinquième Ordre qui sont partie...

Title: Mémoire sur Le Développement des Termes du Cinquième Ordre qui sont partie du coefficient de la grande inégalité de Jupiter et Saturne Author: Plana, Giovanni Antonio Amedeo Place: Turin Publisher: L'Imprimerie Royale Date: 1832 Description: 137, [1] pp. (4to) 26.5x21 cm (10½x8¼"), disbound

Lot #: 76

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 30 Nov 2017

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Les Méthodes Nouvelles de la Mécanique Céleste

Title: Les Méthodes Nouvelles de la Mécanique Céleste Author: Poincaré, Henri Place: Paris Publisher: Gauthier-Villars Date: 1892-1899 Description: 3 volumes. [4], 385; viii, 479, [1]; [4], 414 pp. 24.5x15.5 cm (9¾x6"), later half morocco & cloth, spines lettered in gilt, raised bands, marbled

Lot #: 77

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

Date: 30 Nov 2017

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Traite des Proprietes Projectives des Figures

Title: Traite des Proprietes Projectives des Figures Author: Poncelet, Jean Victor Place: Paris Publisher: Bachelier Date: 1822 Description: [iii]-xlvi, 426, [1] pp. With 12 folding engraved plates of diagrams. (4to) 25.7x20.8 cm (10¼x8¼"), old half calf & marbled boards. First Edition. Significant

Lot #: 78

Estimate: US$400 - US$600

Date: 30 Nov 2017

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Mémoire sur le calcul des perturbations et le prochain retour a son...

Title: Mémoire sur le calcul des perturbations et le prochain retour a son périhélie de la comète de Halley Author: Pontécoulant, Louis Gustav le Doulcet, comte de Place: Paris Publisher: [Imprimerie Royale] Date: 1835 Description: [875]-952 pp. (4to) 28x22 cm (10¾x8½"), modern half leatherette

Lot #: 79

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 30 Nov 2017

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Notice sur la Comète de Halley de son retour en 1835, suivie d'un...

Title: Notice sur la Comète de Halley de son retour en 1835, suivie d'un Éphéméride calculé par M. A. Bouvard Membre de l'Institut et Bureau des Longitudes Author: Pontécoulant, Louis Gustav le Doulcet, comte de Place: Paris Publisher: Bachelier Date: 1835 Description: [4], vii, [1], 132 pp. Folding

Lot #: 80

Estimate: US$600 - US$900

Date: 30 Nov 2017

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Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, containing papers...

Title: Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, containing papers, abstracts of papers, and reports of the proceedings of the Society Author: Place: London Publisher: Royal Astronomical Society Date: 1892 & 1894 Description: Volumes LII & LIV. [2], 618, [183]-209; [2], 612, [239]-264 pp

Lot #: 81

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 30 Nov 2017

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Two atlases of stars from the late 19th century

Title: Two atlases of stars from the late 19th century Author: Place: Boston & London Publisher: Date: 1896 Description: Includes: Upton, Winslow. Star Atlas Containing Stars Visible to the Naked Eye... 34 pp. + 6 double-page charts. 35.5x21 cm (14x8¼"). Boston: Ginn, [1896]. Proctor, Richard A. A

Lot #: 82

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 30 Nov 2017

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Terrestrial and Celestial Globes: Their History and Construction Including...

Title: Terrestrial and Celestial Globes: Their History and Construction Including a Consideration of Their Value as Aids in the Study of Geography and Astronomy Author: Stevenson, Edward Luther Place: New Haven Publisher: Yale University Press for the Hispanic Society of America Date: 1921

Lot #: 83

Estimate: US$250 - US$350

Date: 30 Nov 2017

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Publications of the Tashkent Astronomical Observatory [title also in Russian

Title: Publications of the Tashkent Astronomical Observatory [title also in Russian] Author: Place: Tashkent Publisher: Akademiia nauk Uzbekskoi SS Date: 1928-1933 Description: 4 volumes in 5. Unbroken run, Vol. I to Vol. IV part 2. Text variously in Russian, English, German & French. 26.5x17.5 cm

Lot #: 84

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 30 Nov 2017

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Leçons sur la Détermination des Orbites Professées a la Faculté des...

Title: Leçons sur la Détermination des Orbites Professées a la Faculté des Sciences de Paris... Rédigées et Développées pour les Calculus Numériques par J. Perchot Author: Tisserand, Felix Place: Paris Publisher: Gauthier-Villars Date: 1899 Description: xiv, 123, [1] pp. Preface by H. Poincaré

Lot #: 85

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 30 Nov 2017

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Traité de Mécanique Céleste

Title: Traité de Mécanique Céleste Author: Tisserand, François Felix Place: Paris Publisher: Gauthier-Villars Date: 1889-1896 Description: 4 volumes. x, 474; xiv, 552; ix, [1], 427; xii, 551 pp. (4to) 27.5x21.5 cm (10¾x8½"). period half red morocco & mottled boards. First Edition. First edition of

Lot #: 86

Estimate: US$1,800 - US$2,500

Date: 30 Nov 2017

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Theoretical Astronomy relating to the Motions of the Heavenly Bodies...

Title: Theoretical Astronomy relating to the Motions of the Heavenly Bodies revolving around the Sun in accordance with the law of universal gravitation... Author: Watson, James Craig Place: Philadelphia Publisher: J.B. Lippincott & Co. Date: 1885 Description: 662 pp. 24.5x15.5 cm (9¾x6"), cloth

Lot #: 87

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

Date: 30 Nov 2017

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Astrodynamics, etc.

Title: Astrodynamics, etc. Author: Place: Various places Publisher: Various publishers Date: Various dates Description: Approximately 16 volumes on astrodynamics, etc. Material from the Richard E. Bateman collection on Celestial Mechanics. Sold without reserve. Lot Amendments Condition: No further

Lot #: 88

Estimate: US$10 - US$100

Date: 30 Nov 2017

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Astronomy & Science

Title: Astronomy & Science Author: Place: Various places Publisher: Various publishers Date: Various dates Description: Approximately 15 volumes on astronomy and science. Material from the Richard E. Bateman collection on Celestial Mechanics. Sold without reserve. Lot Amendments Condition: No

Lot #: 89

Estimate: US$10 - US$100

Date: 30 Nov 2017

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Astronomy & Science

Title: Astronomy & Science Author: Place: Various places Publisher: Various publishers Date: Various dates Description: Approximately 14 volumes on astronomy and science - early works. Material from the Richard E. Bateman collection on Celestial Mechanics. Sold without reserve. Lot Amendments

Lot #: 90

Estimate: US$10 - US$100

Date: 30 Nov 2017