Problems of rotary motion presented by the gyroscope, the precession of the equinoxes, and the pendulum

Washington: The Smithsonian Institution, 1871. 4to, pp. 52, [2]; original green printed paper wrappers; upper wrapper chipped and starting, lower loose, spine perished, compliments of the Author penciled onto upper cover, text clean. Smithsonian contributions to knowledge v. 19. John G. Barnard was a career army engineer who cultivated a circle of some of the most influencial scientists and publishers of the time. (A century of book publishing, 1948) Sabin 85072; Case Western, American Philosophical Society, and Zurich Library in OCLC. Item #58165

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