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211 BAILY (F.). Astronomical Tables and Formulæ, together with a

Variety of Problems explanatory of their Use and Application. 8vo.,
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212

A Catalogue of those Stars in the Histoire Céleste Française of Jérôme DELALANDE, for which tables of reduction to the epoch 1800 have been published by SCHUMACHER . Reduced at the expense of the British Association for the Advancement of Science. 8vo., upwards of 1200 pages ; bds.

1847 213 BOND (G. P.). Account of the great Comet of 1858. Royal 4to., with

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tory of Harvard College.” 214 BRAHE (Tychonis) de Mvndi Aetherei recentioribus Phaenomenis liber secvndvs

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