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1874 transit of Venus....



Item # 670079

May 11, 1874

THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 11, 1874

* Transit of Venus observation planning
* Early astronomy - Kerguelen Islands


The top of page 5 has one column headings that include: "THE TRANSIT OF VENUS" "What the Astronomers of the Earth Are Doing" "The Equipments And Instruments" "Locations Selected by the Various Countries for Observation" and more. Test takes up 2 full columns.
Other news of he day. Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.

Category: Post-Civil War

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