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The grammarian's geography and astronomy ancient and modern, exemplified in the use of the globes terraqueous and cælestial. In which all the Terms of Art, Parts of the Globes, and Problems thereon to be performed, with the Use of Maps, are so plainly and methodically consider'd and treated of, as scarce ever to be forgot when once taught and shown by the diligent Tutor. In two parts. Particularly adapted to the Capacities of young Gentlemen studying the Classicks; as well as, useful and entertaining to all others, who; not having had Opportunity of acquainting themselves with Mathematical Calculations, are yet desirous of some Knowledge of the Earth and Heavens. The geographical part comprehending the ancient and modern names, Situation, Government, Religion, Bounds, Dimensions, Length; and Breadth of most Places in the World; including Land and Water, namely, Continents, Islands, Peninsulas, Isthmus's, Promontories, Capes, Coasts, Mountains, with Oceans, Seas, Lakes, Straits, Gulfs, Rivers, and Countries, Kingdoms, Cities, and Towns; with the Latitude and Longitude of the most principal Parts, and their Bearing and Distance from London; in View of the Latin and Greek Classicks, Homer, Virgil, Herodotus, Justin; Xenophon, Caesar, Plutarch, Livy, Thucidydes, Sallust, Dionysius Periegetes, Pausanias, Josephus, Eusebius, Silius Italicus, Lucan, Florus, Nepos, Eutropius, Quintus Curtius, and the rest: With the Adventures, Voyages, and Travels of Ulysses, Aeneas, Nebuchadnezzar, Cyrus, Alexander the Great, Hannibal, Julius Caesar, our Saviour Jesus Christ, St. Paul, the rest of the Apostles, and many others in both sacred and profane History. The astronomical part containing a description of the laws, Order, Number, Names, Distances, Magnitudes, Motions, and Appearances of the Heavenly Bodies, Sun, Moon, Stars, and Planets, with the Problems belonging thereto; an Account of the several Systems of the Universe, and a Defence of the true Solar One; the History of the Rise, Progress and present Perfection of Astronomy; the Classical Stories relating to the Planets Signs and Constellations delineated on the Celestial Globe. With a Dramatick Epilogue called Caelum Reformatum. The Whole illustrated with necessary Maps and Schemes neatly engraved on Copper. By John Holmes, Master of the Publick Grammar School, in Holt, Norfolk .
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  • Holmes, John, 1703-1759.
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London : printed by W. Strahan; and sold by C. Hitch and L. Hawes, in Pater-Noster-Row, MDCCLI. [1751]
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A new and complete illustration of the celestial science of astrology; or, The art of foretelling future events and contingencies, by the aspects, positions, and influences, of the heavenly bodies. Founded on natural philosophy, Scripture, reason, and the mathematics ... By the late E. Sibly ...
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  • Sibly, E. (Ebenezer), 1751-1800.
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London, Printed for, and sold by, the Proprietor, 1822-26.
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On the construction of a silvered glass telescope, fifteen and a half inches in aperture, and its use in celestial photography / by Henry Draper. On the modern reflecting telescope and the making and testing of optical mirrors / by George W. Ritchey.
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  • Draper, Henry, 1837-1882.
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Washington : Smithsonian Institution, 1904.
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On the construction of a silvered glass telescope : fifteen and a half inches in aperture, and its use in celestial photography / by Henry Draper. (Reprinted from vol xiv, "Smithsonian contributions to knowledge," 1864); and, On the modern reflecting telescope and the making and testing of optical mirrors, by George W. Ritchey.
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  • Draper, Henry, 1837-1882.
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Washington : Smithsonian Institution, 1904.
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Spheres : the art of the celestial mechanic / catalogue by Alexis Kugel ; with the collaboration of Kœnraad van Cleempoel and Jean-Claude Sabrier.
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  • Kugel, Alexis.
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Paris : J. Kugel, 2002.
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Celestial art : paper offerings and textiles from China, collected by Leo Haks / [main text, Coen Peplinkhuizen [sic] ; interview with Leo Haks, Willem Velema ; translated by Rita de Courcy].
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  • 9053492356
  • 9789053492352
  • 9053492348
  • 9789053492345
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Gent : Snoeck Ducaju en Zoon, ©1997.
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And art thou then, celestial spirit, flown? an elegy / (written by a young lady,) on the much lamented death of Her Royal Highness the Princess Charlotte of Wales ; composed, and most humbly dedicated to His Serene Highness the Prince Leopold of Saxe Cobourg, by R.W. Evans.
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  • Evans, R. W.
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London : Printed for the author, [1817?]
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Garuda, the celestial bird / Shanti Lal Nagar.
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  • Nagar, Shanti Lal, 1927-
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  • 8185638012
  • 9788185638010
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New Delhi : Book India, 1992.
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Giant celestial man : the art of Paul Storey / Michael Simonow ; editing [&] additional material : Deborah Beale ; Afterword : Tad Williams.
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  • Simonow, Michael
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  • 0950800341
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Great Britain : Mechanick Exercises, 2003.
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Author
  • Cao, Jinqi.
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  • 9787501353736
  • 7501353735
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Di 1 ban.
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Beijing : Guo jia tu shu guan chu ban she, 2014.
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  • Ilāhī, Nūr'Ali, 1895-
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[France] : Chant du Monde : Harmonia Mundi, distribution, 2004.
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Celestial realms : the art of Nepal from California collections / Nancy Tingley ; with contributions by Nutandhar Sharma.
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  • Tingley, Nancy, 1948-
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  • 9781884038242
  • 1884038247
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Sacramento, Calif. : Crocker Art Museum, 2012.
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Celestial art : the fantastic art of Josephine Wall / Joseph Simas ; foreword by Josephine Wall.
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  • Wall, Josephine,
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  • 9781783613236 (hardback)
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Fulham, London : Flame Tree Publishing, 2015.
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Celestial art : the fantastic art of Josephine Wall / Joseph Simas; Foreword by Josephine Wall.
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  • Simas, Joseph.
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  • 9781783613236 (hbk.)
  • 1783613238 (hbk.)
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New ed.
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London : Flame Tree Publishing : [distributor] Marston Book Services Ltd : [distributor] Peribo Pty Ltd : [distributor] South Pacific Book Distributors Ltd : [distributor] Peter Mathews, 2015.
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  • Haks, Leo, 1940-
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  • 9053492356
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Gent : Snoeck Ducaju, 1996.
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  • 1901085813
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Aberdeen : Robert Gordon University in collaboration with Duff House, The National Galleries of Scotland and Historic Scotland, 2004.
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Author
  • Hardie, Philip,
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  • 9780691233307
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Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press, [2022]
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  • Holmes, Ernest, 1887-1960.
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New York : [s.n.], c1960.
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