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1 Davis, Rear-Admiral Charles H., Superintendent. ASTRONOMICAL AND METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL OBSERVATORY DURING THE YEAR 1866
Washington Government Printing Office 1867 Wraps Good+ Astronomy Fold-out Plates 
Subjects covered: THE PRIME VERTICAL TRANSIT INSTRUMENT, THE MERIDAN TRANSIT INSTRUMENT, THE MURAL CIRCLE, and THE EQUATORIAL, MEAN DECLINATIONS FOR 1870.0 OF STARS OBSERVED WITH THE MURAL CIRCLE, OBSERVED RIGHT ASCENSIONS, DECLINATIONS, AND SEMI-DIAMETERS OF THE SUN, MOON, AND PLANETS, CATALOGUE OF STARS OBSERVED IN THE YEAR 1865, CONSTANTS RELATING TO THE INSTRUMENTS IN USE AT THE U.S. NAVAL OBSERVATORY. 2 Appendices: DESCRIPTION OF THE TRANSIT CIRCLE OF THE U.S. NAVAL OBSERVATORY and INVESTIGATION OF THE DISTANCE OF THE SUN AND OF THE ELEMENTS WHICH DEPEND UPON IT. 8 fold-out plates. Soiled wraps. ex-lib. paper label to spine. 1/4" x 1/2" missing at spine base, otherwise exterior is Good+. College library bookplate on front endp. Pages "wavy" to touch but no sign of moisture?. Otherwise interior is Very Good. 
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2 Davis, Rear-Admiral Charles H., Superintendent. PUBLICATIONS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVAL OBSERVATORY. Second Series. Volume I-XII
Washington Government Printing Office Cloth Good to Very Good Astronomy Plates, Tables, Fold-outs, 2 Colored Plates 
Set of 15. 1900-1929 publication dates. VOLUME I. Transit Circle Observations of the Sun, Moon, Planets, and Miscellaneous Stars. 1894-1899. Professor William Harkness, and Professor A.N. Skinner. 1900 publication. VOLUME II. Zone Observations with the Nine-Inch Transit Circle. 1894-1901, by Aaron N. Skinner. 1902 publication. VOLUME III. Part I: Observations with the 26-Inch Equatorial, Part II and Part III: Observations with the 9-Inch Transit Circle, Part IV: Observations with the 6-Inch Transit Circle, Part V: Observations with the Prime Vertical Transit Instrument. 1903 publication. VOLUME IV. in Four Parts. Parts I to III. Part I: Transit Circle Observations of Sun, Moon, Planets, and Miscellaneous Stars, 1900-1903.;Part II: Transit Circle Observations of Sun, Moon, Planets, and Comets, 1866-1891.; Part III: Transit Circle Observations of Standard and Zodiacal Stars, 1901-1902. Part IV. Appendix I: Total Solar Eclipses of May 28, 1900 and May 17, 1901; Appendix II: Reduction Tables for Transit Circle Observations; Appendix III: Reduction Tables for Equatorial Observations; Appendix IV: The Present Status of the Use of Standard Time. 1906 publication.(2 volumes). VOLUME V. Meteorological Observations and Results. 1893-1902.1903 publication. VOLUME VI. Equatorial Observations, 1893-1907.; Observations of Satellites of the Major Planets; Measures of Diameters of Planets and Satellites; Observations of Double Stars; Observations of Minor Planets; Observations of Comets; Occultations of Stars by the Moon; Phenomena of Satellites of Jupiter and Saturn; Observations of Miscellaneous Stars; Observations of Transits of Mercury, November 10, 1894 and November 13, 1907. Appendix I: Miscellaneous Astronomical Papers by Members of the Naval Observatory Staff; Appendix II: Miscellaneous Reports on the Transit of Mercury of November 10, 1894; Appendix III: List of Publications issued by the United States Naval Observatory. 1911 publication. VOLUME VII. Catalogue of 23521 Stars for the Equinox 1850. From Zone Observations made at the United States Naval Observatory, 1846-1852. Compiled by W.S. Eichelberger and F.B. Littell. 1911 publication. VOLUME VIII. Vertical Circle Observations made with the Five-Inch Alt-Azimuth Instrument, 1898-1907, by F.B.Littell, G.A. Hill, and H.B. Evans. 1914 publication. VOLUME IX in four parts with Appendix. Part I: Results of Observations with the Nine-Inch Transit Circle, 1903-1911. Reduced under the Direction of W.S.Eichelberger. 1920 publication. Part II: Observations made with the Nine-Inch Transit Circle, 1903-1908, under the Direction of W.S.Eichelberger. 1915 publication. Part III,IV. Part III: Observations made with the Nine-Inch Transit Circle, 1908-1911, under the Direction of F.B.Littell. Part IV: Observations made with the Nine-Inch Transit Circle, 1912-1913, under the Direction of F.B.Littell. 1918 publication (3 vols.) VOLUME X in two parts. Part I:Observations made with the Prime Vertical Transit Instrument 1893-1912. by George A. Hill. Part II: Total Solar Eclipse 1905, 1918, 1923. 1926 publication. VOLUME XI. Results of Observations with the Six-Inch Transit Circle 1909-1918. Reduced under the direction of J.C. Hammond. Discussed by J.C. Hammond and C.B.Watts.; Results of Observations 1909-1918; Catalogue of 215 Stars for 1910.0; Catalogue of 2499 Stars for 1910.0 1927 publication. VOLUME Volume XII Two parts with Appendix. Part I: Equatorial Observations 1908-1926. Part II:Photographic Equatorial Observations. 1929 publication. Green pebbled cloth(some darker than others) with gilt lettering on spine. ex-mus. 4 have paper label at spine's base. Numbers on free endpaper and some with museum stamp also on free endp. some with stamp on title p. Three vols. have broken hinges, otherwise all interiors are tight and clean. Eight exteriors have "condensation" damage, on either spine or edges resulting in discoloration. But covers are thick and there is no damage to interior other than mild "waviness" in some, not all. Overall exteriors are Good to Very Good. All interiors are Very Good+. Numerous plates, 2 colored, some fold-outs. Vol. IV missing one plate but doesn't appear to have been removed. Scarce to have all 12 vols. 
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