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LALANDE. A Catalogue of 47,390 Stars, for the beginning of the year 1800, from the

Observations of Lalande, in the Histoire Céleste Française. Reduced under the saper-
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London, 1847 LACAILLE, (ABBE DE.) A Catalogue of 9,766 Stars in the Southern Hemisphere for the

beginning of the Year 1750, from Observations made at the Cape of Good Hope in the Years 1751-1752. Reduced under the superintendence of the late Professor Henderson, and printed under the direction of the late F. Baily. With a Preface by Sir J. F. W. Herschell. 58.

London, 1847 BAILY, (F.) Catalogue of Stars; containing the Mean Right Ascensions and North Polar

Distances of 8,377 Fixed Stars, reduced to January 1, 1850 : together with their Annual Precessions, Secular Variations, and Proper Motions, as well as the Logarithmic Constants for Computing Precession, Aberration, and Nutation: with a Preface Explanatory of their Construction and Application. imp. 8vo, 638.

London, 1845

STARS.—(MAPS OF,) see page 56.

STATICS.-(See page 218.)

POINSOT. Elements of Statics.

Sutton. 8vo, 218.

Translated from the French, with Notes, &c., by T.

London, 1847


MACGREGOR. Commercial Statistics : being a digest of the Productive Resources, Com

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London, 1846-47 PORTER, (G.R.) The Progress of the Nation, in its various Social and Economical Relations from the beginning of the Nineteenth Century to the Present time. Ad edn. dvo, 24s.

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Stuttg., 18 1846


CAMPBELL. Grammar of the Teloogoo Language. 410, 218.

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1821 MORRIS. English and Teloogo Dictionary. Vol. 1. 410, 428.

1835 Teloogoo Selections, with Translations and a Grammatical Analysis, &c. folio, 218.

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