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The Resource A voyage to California, to observe the transit of Venus, by Mons.Chappe d'Auteroche ; with an historical description of the author's routethrough Mexico, and the natural history of that province; also, a voyage toNewfoundland and Sallee, to make experiments on Mr. Le Roy's timekeepers ; byMonsieur de Cassini

A voyage to California, to observe the transit of Venus, by Mons.Chappe d'Auteroche ; with an historical description of the author's routethrough Mexico, and the natural history of that province; also, a voyage toNewfoundland and Sallee, to make experiments on Mr. Le Roy's timekeepers ; byMonsieur de Cassini

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A voyage to California, to observe the transit of Venus
Title
A voyage to California, to observe the transit of Venus
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by Mons.Chappe d'Auteroche ; with an historical description of the author's routethrough Mexico, and the natural history of that province; also, a voyage toNewfoundland and Sallee, to make experiments on Mr. Le Roy's timekeepers ; byMonsieur de Cassini
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Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
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ResP
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T 67626
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ESTC (RLIN)
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Literary form
non fiction
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A voyage to California, to observe the transit of Venus, by Mons.Chappe d'Auteroche ; with an historical description of the author's routethrough Mexico, and the natural history of that province; also, a voyage toNewfoundland and Sallee, to make experiments on Mr. Le Roy's timekeepers ; byMonsieur de Cassini
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Note
  • Last page incorrectly numbered 315
  • "Extract of a letter from Mexico addressed to the Royal academy ofsciences at Paris, by Don Joseph Anthony de Alzate y Ramyres...relative to thenatural history of the country adjacent to the city of Mexico": p.77-105
  • Apparently a translation of two works published by Cassini: "Voyageen Californie pour l'observation du passage de Vénus sur le disque de soleil, le 3 juin 1769...par feu m. Chappe d'Auteroche. Redigé et publié par m. deCassini fils. Paris 1772", and "Voyage fait par ordre du roi en 1768 et 1769pour éprouver les montres marines inventées par m. Le Roy. Paris, 1770."
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volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
[8], 215 p.
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
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(fold. plan)
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  • Vault recon
  • UtOrBLW
  • (OCoLC)ocn370238543
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A voyage to California, to observe the transit of Venus, by Mons.Chappe d'Auteroche ; with an historical description of the author's routethrough Mexico, and the natural history of that province; also, a voyage toNewfoundland and Sallee, to make experiments on Mr. Le Roy's timekeepers ; byMonsieur de Cassini
Publication
Note
  • Last page incorrectly numbered 315
  • "Extract of a letter from Mexico addressed to the Royal academy ofsciences at Paris, by Don Joseph Anthony de Alzate y Ramyres...relative to thenatural history of the country adjacent to the city of Mexico": p.77-105
  • Apparently a translation of two works published by Cassini: "Voyageen Californie pour l'observation du passage de Vénus sur le disque de soleil, le 3 juin 1769...par feu m. Chappe d'Auteroche. Redigé et publié par m. deCassini fils. Paris 1772", and "Voyage fait par ordre du roi en 1768 et 1769pour éprouver les montres marines inventées par m. Le Roy. Paris, 1770."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
[8], 215 p.
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
(fold. plan)
System control number
  • Vault recon
  • UtOrBLW
  • (OCoLC)ocn370238543

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