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VOIRON (-). Histoire de l'astronomie depuis 1781 jusqu'à 1811, pour servir de suite à l'histoire de l'astronomie de Bailly. 4° Paris, 1810. VOSSIUS (ISAACUS). De motu marium. See Vossius (J.). De motu, &c. 1663. (Miscellaneous.)

Observationes variæ...... de emendatione longitudinum; de apparentibus in Luna circulis, et de diurna telluris conversione, &c. Vossius (J.). Observationes, &c. 4o 1693. (Miscellaneous.)


Observationes variæ patefacienda per septentrionem ad Japonenses navigatione. See Vossius (J.). Observationes, &c. 4° 1693. (Miscellaneous.)



ADDINGTON (ROBERT). A practical method for finding the longitude and latitude of a ship at sea by observations of the Moon, with general rules computing the same, together with tables. 4° London, 1763.

A supplement to the treatise for finding the longitude; to which are added tables of the declination of the Sun, &c. 4° London, 1764. WALES (WILLIAM). Astronomical observations made in the voyages undertaken for making discoveries in the southern hemisphere, and successively performed by Byron, Wallis, Carteret, and Cook; illustrated with maps of New Zealand and the eastern coast of New Holland. 4° London, 1788.

The method of finding the longitude at sea by time-keepers, to which are added tables of equations to equal altitudes. 8° London, 1794.

WALES (WILLIAM) and BAYLY (W.). The original astronomical observations made in the course of a voyage to the South Pole, and round the world in the years 1772-1775. 40 London, 1777.

WALLIS (JOHANNES). See Aristarchus Samius. Liber de magnitudinibus, &c. 8° 1688.

Ecclipseos solaris observatio. See Wallis (J.). Operum mathematicorum pars altera. 4o 1657. (Mathematics.)

Opera mathematica; 3 vols. fol. 1695, &c. (Mathematics.) WALLOT (JEAN-GUILLAUME). Méthode directe de démeler par la comparaison des observations solsticiales faites à un gnomon, l'effet de la variation de l'obliquité de l'écliptique, d'avec celui d'un dérangement supposé dans le stile du même gnomon. 4°

From the Acta Academiæ Theodoro Palatinæ, vol. 1, physicum. Manheim, 1775, pp. 319-341.

WALMESLEYUS (CAROLUS). De inæqualitatibus motuum lunarium. 4o Florentiæ, 1758.

WARDUS (SETH). De cometis; inquisitio in Bullaldi astronomiæ philolaicæ fundamenta. See Wardus (S.). Idea trigonometriæ, &c. 4° 1654. (Mathematics.)

Astronomia geometrica, ubi methodus proponitur qua primariorum planetarum astronomia sive eliptica [sive] circularis possit geometrice absolvi; 3 pts. in 1 vol. 8° Londini, 1656. WARNER (GERMANUS). Neue astrologisch-theologisch Cometen practic. See Zimmermann (J. J.). PortenDens graVia, &c. 4° 1682. WASMUTHUS (MATTHIAS). Idea novi operis astronomico-chronologici antehac publicata in Anglicanis Transactionibus; nunc vero recusa et comprobata novo experimento in mathesi Mosaica Reyheriana; 2 pts. in 1 vol. 4o Kiloni Holsatorum, 1678.

WASTRIN (ANDREAS). Dissertatio mathematica, de mensura temporis; sub moderamine L. Liedbeck. 4° Londini Gothorum, [1751.] WATSON (RALPH). A brief explanatory system of the principle and

application of a life and ship preserver. 8° London, 1827. WATSON (WILLIAM) Jun. A treatise on time. 8° London, 1785. WATT (JOACHIM von). See Vadianus (J.).

WATTS (J.). The knowledge of the heavens and the earth made easy; or, the first principles of astronomy and geography explain'd by the use of globes and maps. 8° London, 1736.

WEDDELL (JAMES). Observations on the probability of reaching the south pole. 8° London, 1826. (Two copies.)

WEIDLERUS (Jos. FRIDERICUS). Observationes......astronomicæ ann. 1738 & 1739. See Weidlerus (J. F.). Observationes meteorologicæ et astronomicæ. 4o 1729. (Chemistry.)

De via curva Mercurii sub Sole in rectum convertenda exemplo transitus Mercurii per Solem, d. v. Novembris a. 1743 illustrata, commentatio. 4° Vitemberga, 1748. (Two copies.)

Historia astronomiæ; sive de ortu et progressu astronomiæ liber singularis. 4° Vitemberga, 1741.

Institutiones astronomiæ, selectis observationum et calculorum exemplis illustratæ. 4° Wittembergæ, 1754. WEINHART (IGNATIUS). See Hell (M.). Ephemerides; an. 1767, 8° WEISSE (MAXIMILIANUS). Coordinatæ Mercurii, Veneris, Martis, Jovis, Saturni et Urani calculatæ. 4° Cracovia, 1829.

Correctiones temporis ex altitudinibus correspondentibus. 4o Cracovia, 1829. WHEWELL (WILLIAM). Astronomy and general physics considered with reference to natural theology. 8° London, 1833.

8° London, 1834.

Newton and Flamsteed. Remarks on an article in No. 109 of the Quarterly Review.

; to which are added two letters, occasioned by a note in No. 110 of the Review. WHISTON (WILLIAM). See Anonymous. Vindication (a) of the new theory of the Earth. 8° 1698.

Prælectiones......quibus......cometographia Halleiana commentariolo illustratur. See Whiston (G.). Prælectiones physico-mathematicæ. 8° 1710. (Mathematics.)

A new theory of the Earth, from its original, to the consummation of all things; with an introductory discourse concerning the genuine nature, stile and extent of the Mosaic history of the creation. London, 1696.


Astronomical lectures; whereunto is added a collection of astronomical tables, being those of Flamsteed, corrected, Dr. Halley, Cassini, and Street, for the use of students; 2 pts. in 1 vol. 8° London, 1728. Astronomical principles of religion, natural and reveal'd; with a preface of the temper of mind necessary for the discovery of divine truth, and of the degree of evidence that ought to be expected in divine matters. 8° London, 1717.

Sir I. Newton's mathematick philosophy more easily demonstrated, with Dr. Halley's account of comets illustrated; for the use of students. 8° London, 1716.

The longitude and latitude found by the inclinatory or dipping needle; wherein the laws of magnetism are also discovered; to which is

prefix'd an historical preface; and to which is subjoin'd Mr. R. Norman's new attractive; or account of the first invention of the dipping needle; 2 pts. in 1 vol. 8° London, 1721 & 1720. WHISTON (WILLIAM). The longitude discovered by the eclipses, occultations and conjunctions of Jupiter's planets; with a description of the instruments necessary for this discovery; to which is added an ephemeris for the latter half of the year 1738. 8° London, 1738. WHITE (MARTIN). Sailing directions for the English Channel, including a general description of the southern coasts of England and Ireland. 8° London, 1835.

WHITWELL (CATHERINE VALE). An astronomical catechism; or dialogues between a mother and her daughter. 8° London, 1818. WILLIAMS (JONATHAN). Memoir on the use of the thermometer in navigation; extracted from the 3rd vol. of the Transactions of the American Philosophical Society. 4° Philadelphia, 1792. WILLIAMS (THOMAS). An entire new work, and method of proceeding to discover the variation of the Earth's diameters, with a variety of tables suited to the subject. 4° London, 1786.

Method to discover the difference of the Earth's diameters; with a variety of new tables; likewise a method for fixing an universal standard for weights and measures. 8° London, 1788. (Two copies.) WING (VINCENT). Ephemeris for thirty years; together with his Computatio catholica, or a general computation; furnished with a variety of......tables, &c. 12° London, 1669.

Harmonicon cœleste, or the cœlestiall harmony of the visible world, containing an entire piece of astronomie, wherein is succinctly handled the trigonometricall part, and applied to the diurnall motion, especially respecting the doctrine of the second motions of the luminaries and the other planets, with their affections, as eclipses, &c. fol. London, 1651. WINKLER (JOHANNES HENRICUS). Prælectionum suarum rationem reddit et de imagine motuum cœlestium viribus electricis efficta præfatur. 4° Lipsiæ, 1750. WITTIE (ROBErt). Ouρаrоσкожιa; or, a survey of the heavens. 8° London, 1681. WJKSTRÖM (ANDREAS). Methodus determinandi orbitas planetarum. See Wjkström (A.). Methodus geometrica, &c. 4° 1749. (Mathematics.) WOLFIUS (CHRISTIANUS). Astronomia, chronologia, &c. See Wolfius (C.). Elementa matheseos universæ, &c. 4° 1732, &c. (Miscellaneous.)

WOLLASTON (FRANCIS). A portraiture of the heavens, as they appear to the naked eye; for the use of students. fol. London, 1811.

Directions for making an universal meridian dial capable of being set to any latitude, which shall give the mean solar time of noon, by inspection, without any calculation whatsoever. 4° London, 1793. → Fasciculus astronomicus, containing observations on the northern circumpolar region; together with some account of the instrument with which they were made, and a new set of tables by which they are reduced to the mean position for the beginning of 1800. 4° London,


The preface to a specimen of a general astronomical catalogue, arranged in the zones of north polar distance, and adapted to January 1st, 1790. 8° London, 1789.

A specimen of a general astronomical catalogue, arranged in zones of north polar distance, and adapted to Jan. 1, 1790, containing a com

parative view of the mean positions of stars, nebulæ and clusters of stars; together with a proposal for setting on foot some regular method of observing the heavens, through the concurrent assistance of astronomers of all nations. fol. London, 1789.

WOOD (ROBERT). The times mended; or, a rectified account of time, by a new Luni-Solar year; the true way to number our days. fol London, 1681.

WOODFORD (T.). See Anonymous. Treatise (a) containing the description and use of a......quadrant......for solving problems in......navigation, astronomy, &c. 4° 1756. (Mechanics.) WOODHOUSE (ROBERT). An elementary treatise on astronomy;

2 vols. 8° Cambridge, 1812 & 1818.

WOODLEY (WILLIAM). The Universe as it is; wherein the hypothesis of the Earth's motion is refuted, and the true basis of astronomy laid down. 8° London, 1829. WOODWARD (AUGUSTUS B.).

Considerations on the substance of the

Sun. 8° Washington, 1801. WRIGHT (EDWARD). Certaine errors in navigation detected and corrected, with additions; 3 pts. in 1 vol. 4° London, 1610.

The description and use of the sphære devided into three principal partes. 4° London.


The description and use of the globes, the armillary sphere and orrery; to which is added a short account of the solar system. 8° London, [1783.] WRIGHT (J. M. F.). A commentary on Newton's Principia. See Wright (J. M. F.). A commentary, &c. 8° 1828. (Mechanics.) WRIGHT (ROBERT). See Anonymous. Humble (an) address to the Commissioners appointed to judge of all performances relating to the longitude. 4° 1728.

New and correct tables of the Lunar motions, according to the Newtonian theory, with the description of a new instrument for taking altitudes which may be called hypsometer, by means of which, together with a book lately printed, entitled: An humble address to the honorable Commissioners, the longitude may be found as often as shall be necessary. 4o London, 1732.

WRIGHT (THOMAS). Clavis cœlestis; being the explication of a diagram entituled: A synopsis of the universe, or the visible world epitomized. 4o London, 1742.

WRONSKI (— HOËNÉ). Address to the British Board of longitude upon the actual state of the mathematics, their reform, and upon the new celestial mechanics, giving the definitive solution of the problem of longitude; translated by W. Gardiner. 8° London, 1820.

Appellation au Parlement de la Grand Bretagne [on his asserted solution of the problem of the longitude, and against the Board of longitudes in England.] 12° Londres, 1820.

Pétition au Parlement sur la spoliation d'un savant étranger par le bureau des longitudes de Londres. 8° Londres, 1822.

Trois lettres à Sir H. Davy sur l'imposture publique des savans à privilèges, ou des sociétés savantes. 8° Londres, 1822. WURM (JOHANN FRIEDRICH). Geschichte des neuen planeten Uranus; cum tabulis pro locis planetæ heliocentricis et geocentricis (auctore Delambre); 2 pts in 1 vol. 8° Gotha, 1791.

WYBERD (JOHN). Horologiographia nocturna; or, lunar horologiogra

phie set forth and demonstrated (after a two-fold manner) in the horizontall plane onely; together with rules for the mensuration of circles and spheres, and also cylinders, both in solid and liquid measure. 4° London, 1639. WYNNE (HENRY). The description and uses of the general horologicalring, or universal ring-dyal; with a large and correct table of the latitudes of the principal places in every shire throughout England and Wales. 12° London, 1682.


Del vecchio e nuovo Fiorentino e

delle osservazioni astronomiche, fisiche ed architettoniche fatte nel verificarne la costruzione, libri Iv; ai quali premettesi una introduzione istorica sopra la coltura dell' astronomia in Toscana. 4° Firenze, 1757. Dissertazione intorno alle osservazioni solstiziali del 1775 allo gnomone della metropolitana Fiorentina. 4° Livorno, 1776.


YOUNG (THOMAS). See Anonymous. Elementary illustrations of the

celestial mechanics of Laplace. 8° 1821. (Mechanics.)

Astronomical chronology of Egypt. See Anonymous. Memoir of the life of T. Young, &c. 8° 1831. (Miscellaneous.)

See Anonymous. Tides, &c. 4o

YPOCRATES [?]. Astrologia. See Toledo (G.). Epistola astrologiæ defensiva. 4° 1508.


ZAC ACH (FRANÇOIS de). L'attraction des montagnes...sur le niveau des instrumens d'astronomie. See Zach (F. de). L'attraction des montagnes, &c. 8° 1814. (Mechanics.)

Nachrichten von der Preussischen trigonometrischen und astronomischen Aufnahme, &c. See Zach (F. von). Nachrichten, &c. 4° 1806, &c. (Mathematics.)

De vera latitudine et longitudine geographica Erfordiæ. 4.9 Erfurt, 1790.

Monatliche Correspondenz zur Beförderung der Erd- und Himmelskunde; 28 vols. 8° Gotha, 1800-1813.

Correspondence astronomique, géographique, hydrographique, et statistique; 14 vols. & 1st pt. of vol. xv. 8° Gênes, 1815-1826.

Tables abrégées et portatives de la Lune, calculées pour le méridien de Paris. 8° Florence, 1809.

Tabulæ motuum Solis novæ et correctæ ex theoria gravitatis et observationibus recentissimis erutæ ; accedit fixarum præcipuarum catalogus novus ex observationibus astronomicis ann. 1787-1790 in Specula astronomica Gothana habitis. 4o Gotha, 1792.

- Tabulæ motuum Solis novæ et iterum correctæ ex theoria gravitatis cl. de Laplace et ex observationibus recentissimis in Specula astronomica Ernestina habitis eruta; supplem. ad tab. motuum Solis an. 1792 editas. 4° Gotha, 1804.

Tabulæ speciales aberrationis et nutationis in ascensionem rectam et in declinationem ad supputandas stellarum fixarum positiones sive apparentes sive veras, una cum insigniorum 494 stellarum zodiacalium catalogo novo in specula astronomica Ernestina ad initium anni 1800 constructo; 2 vols. 4° Gotha, 1806-1807.


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