Royal Observatory Reports.

Greenwich: The Royal Observatory, c1872. Cloth. Separate pagination, approx. 500 pp. total. 4to. 14 reports, published as a bound volume circa 1872. Recently rebound in hunter-green half-cloth, with the original boards, bright gilt lettering to the spine, and new endpapers. Very light wear to original boards, minor foxing/soiling to scattered margins, small "3" to first title pg. Interior otherwise clean and tight. With fold-out illustrations and b&w diagrams throughout. Reports include: "Plan of the Buildings and Grounds of the Royal Observatory, Greenwich, 1863, August; with Explanation and History"; "Description of the Galvanic Chronographic Apparatus" (1857); "Description of the Transit Circle" (1868); "Description of the Altazimuth" (from 1847); "Description of the Reflex Zenith Tube"(1856); "Description of the Great Equatorial" (1868); "Report of the Astronomer Royal to the Board of Visitors" (1871); "Astronomical and Magnetical and Meteorological Observations" (1872); "Transits Observed with the Transit-Circle and Computations of Apparent Right Ascension" (1870); "Horizontal and Vertical Diameters, and Right Ascensions and North Polar Distances of the Sun, Moon, and Planets" (1870); "Observations of y Draconis with the Reflex Zenith Tube; and Reduction of the Observations" (1870); "Results of Magnetical and Meteorological Observations" (1870); "Results of Magnetical Observations" (1870); "Observations of Luminous Meteors" (1870). Near Fine. Item #119826

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