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Familiar astronomy.

Hannah Mary Bouvier Peterson

Familiar astronomy.

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Published by Childs & Peterson in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Astronomy.,
  • Celestial globes.

  • Edition Notes

    History of astronomy: p. 320-343.

    The Physical Object
    Pagination499 p.
    Number of Pages499
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22991164M

    Islamic astronomy comprises the astronomical developments made in the Islamic world, particularly during the Islamic Golden Age (9th–13th centuries), and mostly written in the Arabic developments mostly took place in the Middle East, Central Asia, Al-Andalus, and North Africa, and later in the Far East and closely parallels the genesis of other .


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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Peterson, Mrs. Hannah Mary Bouvier, Familiar astronomy. Philadelphia, Childs & Peterson, Hannah Mary Bouvier Peterson (–) was an American author of books on science, astronomy and cookery. Most of her works were published anonymously or under her maiden name.

Bouvier's Familiar Astronomy "for the use of schools, families and private students", went through multiple editions in the United States and England and was highly :Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.

Excerpt from Bouvier's Familiar Astronomy, or an Introduction to the Study of the Heavens: Illustrated by Celestial Maps and Upwards of Two Hundred Finely Executed Engravings, to Which Is Added a Treatise on the Globes, and a Comprehensive Astronomical Dictionary; For the Use of Schools, Families, and Private StudentsAuthor: Hannah Mary Bouvier.

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Some proposed prominent female astronomers such as Caroline Herschel and Mary Somerville. About this Book Catalog Record Details. Familiar talks on astronomy, with chapters on geography and Parker, William Harwar, View full catalog record.

Rights: Public Domain, Google-digitized. Get this from a library. Bouvier's Familiar astronomy; or, An introduction to the study of the heavens: illustrated by celestial maps, and upwards of finely executed engravings. To which is added a treatise on the globes, and a comprehensive astronomical dictionary.

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