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The Resource A voyage to California to observe the transit of Venus, by mons. Chappe d'Auteroche ; with an historical description of the author's route through Mexico, and the natural history of that province. Also, A voyage to Newfoundland and Sallee, to make experiments on Mr. LeRoy's time keepers by Monsieur DeCassini

A voyage to California to observe the transit of Venus, by mons. Chappe d'Auteroche ; with an historical description of the author's route through Mexico, and the natural history of that province. Also, A voyage to Newfoundland and Sallee, to make experiments on Mr. LeRoy's time keepers by Monsieur DeCassini

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A voyage to California to observe the transit of Venus
Title
A voyage to California to observe the transit of Venus
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by mons. Chappe d'Auteroche ; with an historical description of the author's route through Mexico, and the natural history of that province. Also, A voyage to Newfoundland and Sallee, to make experiments on Mr. LeRoy's time keepers by Monsieur DeCassini
Title variation
Voyages to California, Newfoundland, and Sallee
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eng
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DRB
Citation location within source
  • 12004
  • T67626
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  • Sabin
  • ESTC
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plans
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no index present
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non fiction
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A voyage to California to observe the transit of Venus, by mons. Chappe d'Auteroche ; with an historical description of the author's route through Mexico, and the natural history of that province. Also, A voyage to Newfoundland and Sallee, to make experiments on Mr. LeRoy's time keepers by Monsieur DeCassini
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  • Apparently a translation of two works published by Cassini; "Voyage en Californie pour l'observation du passage de Vénus sur le disque du soleil, le 3 juin 1769 ... par feu M. Chappe d'Auteroche. Rédigé et publié par M. de Cassini fils. Paris, 1772", and "Voyage fait par ordre du roi en 1768, pour éprouver les montres marines inventées par M. Le Roy. Paris, 1770." Cassini was also the author of the second work
  • Half-title: Voyages to California, Newfoundland, and Sallee
  • "Natural history of the province of Mexico" (p. [75]-105) has special t.p., caption title: Extract of a letter from Mexico addressed to the Royal Academy of Sciences at Paris, by Don Joseph Anthony de Alzate y Ramyrez ... containing some curious particulars relative to the natural history of the country adjacent to the city of Mexico
  • "Voyage to Newfoundland and Sallee" also has special t.p. (p. [107]
  • Signatures: A4 B-O8 P4
  • Error in paging: p. 215 incorrectly numbered p. 315
  • Frontispiece is a folded engraved plan with title "Plan of the City of Mexico."
Dimensions
21 cm (8vo)
Extent
[8], 315 [i.e. 215], [1] p., [1] folded leaf of plates ;
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: modern half-binding of brown leather and marbled paper boards; gold-stamped spine title "D'Auteroche. Voyage to California. 1778;" marbled endpapers. Illustrated bookplate on front pastedown of Robert Ernest Cowan, featuring the sailing ship "San Carlos 1769." Glassine dust jacket.
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1 plan (engraving)
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  • (OCoLC)25974687
  • ucoclc25974687
Label
A voyage to California to observe the transit of Venus, by mons. Chappe d'Auteroche ; with an historical description of the author's route through Mexico, and the natural history of that province. Also, A voyage to Newfoundland and Sallee, to make experiments on Mr. LeRoy's time keepers by Monsieur DeCassini
Publication
Note
  • Apparently a translation of two works published by Cassini; "Voyage en Californie pour l'observation du passage de Vénus sur le disque du soleil, le 3 juin 1769 ... par feu M. Chappe d'Auteroche. Rédigé et publié par M. de Cassini fils. Paris, 1772", and "Voyage fait par ordre du roi en 1768, pour éprouver les montres marines inventées par M. Le Roy. Paris, 1770." Cassini was also the author of the second work
  • Half-title: Voyages to California, Newfoundland, and Sallee
  • "Natural history of the province of Mexico" (p. [75]-105) has special t.p., caption title: Extract of a letter from Mexico addressed to the Royal Academy of Sciences at Paris, by Don Joseph Anthony de Alzate y Ramyrez ... containing some curious particulars relative to the natural history of the country adjacent to the city of Mexico
  • "Voyage to Newfoundland and Sallee" also has special t.p. (p. [107]
  • Signatures: A4 B-O8 P4
  • Error in paging: p. 215 incorrectly numbered p. 315
  • Frontispiece is a folded engraved plan with title "Plan of the City of Mexico."
Dimensions
21 cm (8vo)
Extent
[8], 315 [i.e. 215], [1] p., [1] folded leaf of plates ;
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: modern half-binding of brown leather and marbled paper boards; gold-stamped spine title "D'Auteroche. Voyage to California. 1778;" marbled endpapers. Illustrated bookplate on front pastedown of Robert Ernest Cowan, featuring the sailing ship "San Carlos 1769." Glassine dust jacket.
Other physical details
1 plan (engraving)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)25974687
  • ucoclc25974687

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