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A voyage to California : to observe the transit of Venus / by Mons. Chappe d'Auteroche ; with an historical description of the author's route through Mexico, and the natural history of that province : also, a voyage to Newfoundland and Sallee, to make experiments on Mr. Le Roy's timekeepers / by Monsieur de. Cassini.

Main Author: Chappe d'Auteroche, abbé, 1728-1769.
Related Names: Belknap, William Burke , (bookplate), Belknap, Helen Strong , (bookplate), Alzate y Ramírez, José Antonio de 1737-1799., Cassini, Jean-Dominique 1748-1845.
Language(s): English
Published: London, E. and C. Dilly, 1778.
Subjects: Leroy, Julien, > 1686-1759.
Clocks and watches.
Cod fisheries > Canada.
Natural history > Mexico.
Salé (Morocco) > Description and travel.
Saint Pierre (Island) > Description and travel.
Baja California (Mexico : Peninsula) > Description and travel.
Mexico > Description and travel.
Venus (Planet) > Transit > 1769.
Note: The former portion of this work was drawn up by Cassini from the journal and papers of Chappe.
"Apparently a translation of two works published by Cassini: "Voyage en Californie pour l'observation du passage de Vénus sur le disque de soleil le 3 juin 1769 ... par feu M. Chappe d'Auteroche. Redigé et publié par M. de Cassini fils. Paris, 1772", and "Voyage fait par ordre du roi en 1768 et 1769 pour éprouver les montres marines inventées par M. Le Roy. Paris, 1770"." - N.U.C.
"Extract of a letter from Mexico addressed to the Royal Academy of Sciences at Paris, by Don Joseph Anthony de Alzate y Ramyrez ... relative to the natural history of the country adjacent to the city of Mexico": p. 77-105.
Page 215 numbered 315.
Physical Description: [8], 315 (i.e. 215) p. fold. plan.
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