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Text: A compendium of astronomy: being a concise description of the most interesting phenomena of the heavens (London: Carpenter & Westley, 1849)

Type of text
lecture
Format
40 pages, paperback
Dimensions
width 4 inches (10.2 cm), height 6.5 inches (16.5 cm)
Publication
London, England: Carpenter & Westley, 1849
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Main language(s)
English
Notes

Lecture with comments to astronomical slides produced by Carpenter & Westley. This is the version of 1849.

The full title is A compendium of astronomy: being a concise description of the most interesting phenomena of the heavens intended to accompany a series of thirty diagrams, contained in single sliders, the paintings three inches in diameter exhibited by the improved phantasmagoria lantern.

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reading for A compendium of astronomy (lecture: Carpenter & Westley, 6-24 slides, 1830s)

Lucerna ID 4009853

Record created by Sarah Dellmann and Richard Crangle. Last updated 17 February 2020

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