THE AMERICAN EPHEMERIS AND NAUTICAL ALMANAC FOR THE YEAR 1890…

THE AMERICAN EPHEMERIS AND NAUTICAL ALMANAC FOR THE YEAR 1890 by (Newcomb, Simon, Professor US Navy, preface) < >

THE AMERICAN EPHEMERIS AND NAUTICAL ALMANAC FOR THE YEAR 1890

Edition: First edition (stated on title page)

Washington, D.C.: Bureau of Navigation, 1887. Hardcover first edition - The preface notes that this follows the format adopted in 1882 but adds more data for eclipses of the sun, etc. Divided into three parts: Ephemeris for the Meridian of Greenwich, Ephemeris for the Meridian of Washington and Phenomena. Two double page charts showing the eclipses of June 16-17, 1890 and Dec 11, 1890. Large octavo, vii, 517 pp. plus appendix

Condition: Good in overall in dark blue cloth with gilt lettering on the spine. Several library stamps from a university observatory, rubbing and wear to the corners of the boards and ends of the spine, but a sturdy copy.

Book ID: 84701
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