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    Re: DOVER Publishing and "Manual of Spherical and Practical Astronomy".
    From: Courtney Thomas
    Date: 2003 Dec 29, 12:01 -0500

    There are several copies on abebooks.com but they are not cheap. You can
    buy either Vol I, Vol II or both.
    Michael Dorl wrote:
    > Sorry folks but I missed the previous discussion on this.
    > I hunted through the Dover site but could find no reference to this
    > reprint.
    > Any hints would be much appreciated.
    > Mike
    > At 04:55 PM 12/27/03 -0800, you wrote:
    >> On Wednesday, December 24, 2003, at 10:48 AM, Fred Hebard wrote:
    >>> The title of this book may be "Manual of Spherical and Practical
    >>> Astronomy".
    >> Yes, it is that.  The "A Manual of" part was not printed on the spine.
    >> My copy has a page following the title page but before the preface
    >> which states that "the following pages [the entire book!] are printed
    >> from the stereotype plates of the Appendix to the author's Manual of
    >> Spherical and Practical Astronomy, without any change in the numbering
    >> of the pages or of the tables."  I am not quite sure what this means...
    >> I am glad to hear that there is a Dover reprint.  It is a great book!
    >> Dan
    Courtney Thomas
    s/v Mutiny
    lying Oriental, NC

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