Practical Rule for Calculating, from the Elements in the Nautical Almanac, the Circumstances of an Eclipse of the Sun, for a Particular Place [Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, vol. 5 New Series, Article XIII]. John Gummere.
Practical Rule for Calculating, from the Elements in the Nautical Almanac, the Circumstances of an Eclipse of the Sun, for a Particular Place [Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, vol. 5 New Series, Article XIII]

Practical Rule for Calculating, from the Elements in the Nautical Almanac, the Circumstances of an Eclipse of the Sun, for a Particular Place [Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, vol. 5 New Series, Article XIII]

Philadelphia: Printed by James Kay, Jun. & Brother, 1837. [1], 298-317, [1] p.: tables; 29 cm. Disbound from a larger volume. Read before the Society on March 6, 1835. John Gummere (1784-1845) taught at Westtown Friends School and ran his own school for boys in Burlington, N.J., before receiving his M.A. from Princeton in 1825; in 1833 he was one of the founders of the Friends' School at Haverford, which became Haverford College, where he taught mathematics. His popular work on surveying has been reprinted many times. In Very Good+ Condition: disbound from a larger volume; light foxing, primarily in margins; otherwise, clean and bright. Very Good +. Item #005015

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