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Svanberg on the account of a triangulation 1805

Svanberg on the account of a triangulation 1805
Svanberg on the account of a triangulation 1805
Svanberg on the account of a triangulation 1805
Svanberg on the account of a triangulation 1805

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LAPLAND. SVANBERG, JÖNS. Exposition des opérations faites en Lapponie, pour la détermination d´un arc du méridien, en 1801, 1802 et 1803, par messieurs Öfverbom, Svanberg, Holmquist et Palander... et publiée par l´Academie des Sciences. (J. P. Lindh) 1805.

8:o. (5), VI-XVI, (I)-XXXI, (1, blank), (1)-196 pp. 3 folding engraved plates (all, some foxing).
Uncut and unopened in contemporary grey wrappers, damaged blank spine. Minor foxing.

Bring 340 (calls incorrectly for four plates).
First edition of an important account of a triangulation performed in 1801-3 by Jöns Svanberg, and others, to check on the flattening ratio of the Earth, and to verify Maupertius data from 1736. Preface by the Swedish astronomer Daniel Melanderhielm.

Ur antikvariatsbokhandlare Björn Löwendahls bibliotek (1941-2013).

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Auktionsnummer:

392899

Datum:

2016-09-18