History And Description Of Mr Tebbutt’s Observatory, Windsor, New South Wales. John Tebbutt, Aust.
History And Description Of Mr Tebbutt’s Observatory, Windsor, New South Wales
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History And Description Of Mr Tebbutt’s Observatory, Windsor, New South Wales

1887. Soft-cover booklet with wood engraving frontispiece, 21.9 x 13.8cm. Slight creases to edges of pages, soiling, tears and small missing portions to cover.

Text continues “By John Tebbutt, Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society, London, Member of the Royal Society of N. S. Wales; and Corresponding Member of the Ethnographic Institute, Paris, and of the Queensland Branch of the Royal Geographical Society of Australasia. Sydney: Joseph Cook & Co., Printers, 490 Kent Street, close to the Cathedral. 1887.” Held in NLA.

Born in Windsor, NSW, John Tebbutt was a highly respected astronomer, famous for discovering the “Great Comet of 1861.” Ref: ADB.

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Item #CL181-80

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