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Ferguson, James.
An Easy Introduction to Astronomy for Young Gentlemen and Ladies Describing the Figure, Motions, and Dimensions of the Earth...
Glasgow: Gray, Maver & Co., 1804. Seventh Edition. Slim 8vo. [5], 10-182, [4] pp. Full contemporary calf, spine in six compartments with a red morocco label lettered in gilt on the spine. Illustrated with seven beautiful fold-out copper plates. Intended as a textbook for young people to learn about the seasons, the motions of the planets (with Venus specifically called out), tidal patterns, eclipses, and the moon's phases. A Very Good volume with the front hinge strengthened and moderate wear to the spine and joints.
Bookseller: Evening Star Books (eveningstarbooks) [Middleton, Wisconsin, US]
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