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Astronomical Observations: V–Z

Van Swinden, J. H.
Positiones physicae quas annuo labore in scholis privatis explicavit experimentis illustrat et auditorum suorum meditationi proponit. Harderovici Gebiorum: J. Van Rasteel, 1786
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Sir James Ivory Collection
2 vols. pp. XCVI + 360. XXXII + 254. plates. 8vo.


Varignon, Pierre
Nouvelle mecanique ou statique, dont la projet fut donne en 1687. Paris: C. Jombert, 1725.
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2 vols. pp. XXIV + 387. IV + 478. port. and illus. 4to.


Velleius Paterculus, Marcus
C. Velleii Paterculi quae supersunt ex Historiae Romanae voluminibus duobus, cum integris scholiis, notis, variis lectionibus et animadversionibus doctorum curante Petro Burmanno. Rotterdami: Joh. Danielem Beman & Filium, 1756
51171m
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Editio secunda auctior et emendatior. pp. 748.
Vellum binding. Inc. pasted at front presentation certificate, 1768.


Voiron - of Chambery
Histoire de l'astronomie, depuis 1781 jusqu'a 1811, pour sevuir de suite a l'histoire de l'astronomie de Bailly. Paris: Courcier, 1811
31027c
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pp. XIV + 383. 4to.


Walker, A.
A system of familiar philosophy: in twelve lectures;...containing the elements and the practical uses to be drawn from the chemical properties of matter: the principles and application of mechanics; of hydrostatics;... London, 1802
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...of hydraulics; of pneumatics; of magnetism; of electricity; of optics; and of astronomy. Including every material modern discovery and improvement to the present time.
2 vols. pp. XVI + 354. IV + 251. 49 plates.


Walmesley, D. C.
Theorie du mouvement des apsides en general, et en particulier des apsides de l'orbite de la lune. Paris: Quillau, 1749
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pp. XVI + 61. plate.


Waring, Edward
Meditationes analyticae. Cantabrigiae: J. Nicholson, 1785
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2nd ed. pp. XLII + 722. 4to.


Woodhouse, Robert
A treatise on isoperimetrical problems. Cambridge: J. Smith, 1810
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pp. IX + 154.


Woodhouse, Robert
An elementary treatise on astronomy. Cambridge: J. Smith, 1812
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pp. XV + 471.


Wright, J. M. F.
The principia of Newton. Cambridge: W. P. Grant, 1830
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pp. XII + XXXVII + 173. 5 plates.
Part 1 only.


Wronski, J. Hoene
Address...to the British Board of Longitude, upon the actual state of the mathematics...and upon the new celestial mechanics, giving the definitive solution of the problem of longitude. London: T. Egerton, 1820
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pp. XII + 127.
Translated from the original in French, by W. Gardiner.


Wronski, J. Hoene
Introduction a la philosophie des mathematiques, et technie de l'algorithmie. Paris: Courcier, 1811
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pp. VI + 269. 4to.


Young, Matthew
An enquiry into the principle phenomena of sounds and musical strings. Dublin: Joseph Hill, 1784
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pp. 203. plates.


Zach, Le Baron de
L'attraction des montagnes, et ses effets sur les fils a plomb ou sur les niveaux des instrumens d'astronomie, constates et determines par des observations astronomiques et geodesiques, faites, en 1810,... Paris: V. Courcier, 1814
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..a l'Ermitage de Notre-Dame des Anges, sur le Mont de Mimet, et au fanal de l'Isle de Planier pres de Marseille; suivis de la description geometrique de la ville de Marseille et de son territoire.
2 vols. pp. XIX + 354. 355 - 715. plates.
The publisher's information is on a piece of paper stuck over the original print, which reads: Avignon, chez Seguin aine imprimeur librarie, 1814.