A Treatise On The Transit Instrument As Applied To The Determination Of Time. For The Use Of Country Gentlemen.
Bound at the end (29 pages) is: Transit Tables For 1882. Giving The Greenwich Mean Time Of The Transit Of The Sun, And Of Certain Stars, For Every Day In The Year. Computed From The Nautical Almanac By Latimer Clark. (Published by The Author, 1882). Also included is a16 page booklet: 'Clark's Patent Improved Transit Instruments For Obtaining True Time. Description, Price Lists And Testimonials. Published by A. J. Frost, London' (no date, c.1884). With 3 black and white illustrations.
The Price List is bound in stitched plain paper wraps, 18x12 cms Spine of wraps torn (13cms). There is a central vertical crease affecting covers and contents. Pages heavily foxed.
Author Clark, Latimer.
Binding Cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine and gilt device on cover. 22x14cms.
Publisher The Author, London.
Condition Covers little scuffed and marked. Inner hinges little strained. Contents little foxed, pages little tanned.
Pages 72pp + frontispiece + 29pp + 1p advertisement.