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To Miss Whitbread from Her Friend & Admirer: A Regency-Era Trigonometry Presentation

Today we continue our series of Ada Lovelace Day posts with this superb Regency-Era book on trigonometry that was finely bound and inscribed from the author to a young woman named Elizabeth Whitbread in 1810.

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A Rare Inscribed Copy of John Herschel's Southern Star Atlas

An important and highly desirable presentation copy of John Herschel's southern star atlas, a key astronomical work.

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