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Lambert, William:

MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, TRANSMITTING A SUPPLEMENTAL REPORT OF WILLIAM LAMBERT, EXPLANATORY OF HIS ASTRONOMICAL CALCULATIONS, WITH A VIEW TO ESTABLISH THE LONGITUDE OF THE CAPITOL. DECEMBER 23, 1823.

1824 18th Cong., 1st Sess. SD53. Washington: Gales & Seaton. 1824. pp 1-66. [bound with] MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, TRANSMITTING A REPORT OF WILLIAM LAMBERT, ON THE SUBJECT OF THE LONGITUDE OF THE CAPITOL OF THE UNITED STATES. JANUARY 9, 1822. SD 53 [continued]. Pages [67]-147, [1 blank]. Disbound. Light tan and fox, a couple of rubberstamps, else Very Good. Lambert's first Report, included here as the second of the two documents, was originally published in 1822; of it, OCLC locates only the copy at William College. Lambert's Reports contain many astronomical and mathematical calculations, with explanatory remarks. His Supplemental Report elaborates on calculations relating to "observations on solar eclipses, and occultations of fixed stars by the moon." OCLC locates two copies. FIRST EDITION. OCLC 35591132 [2- GWU, NYPL]. AI 18911 [2].


Book Id: 19603

Price: $250.00

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