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1Title:  Comets: a chronological history of observation, science, myth, and folklore   
 Creator:  Yeomans, Donald K. 
 Publication:  Wiley, New York, c1991. 
 Notes:  Includes bibliographical references (p. 425-473) and index. 
 Extent:  x, 485 p. : ill., ports. ; 26 cm. 
 Subjects:  Comets | Comets

 
Collection:  University of Oklahoma 
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2Title:  The story of the comets simply told for general readers   
 Creator:  Chambers, George F. (George Frederick), 1841-1915 
 Publication:  The Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1910. 
 Notes:  Frontispiece in color. "Henry Frowde...publisher to the University of Oxford..."--verso title page. Appendixes: I.A catalogue of recent comets, 1888-1908 -- II. A supplementary catalogue of comets recorded, but not with sufficient precision to enable their orbits to be calculated -- III. The literature of comets -- IV. Ephemeris of Halley's comet, January-July, 1910. 
 Extent:  xiii pages, 1 leaf, 256 pages, XXVII leaves of plates including frontisp. : ills., diagrams, tables ; 23 cm 
 Subjects:  Comets | Comets

 
Collection:  Linda Hall Library 
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3Title:  An essay on comets: containing, a short account of the principal comets; a new theory for the solution of the cometic phenomena : and, a refutation of previous theories   
 Creator:  Cooper, J. G. (Joab Goldsmith), d. 1832 
 Publication:  Printed for the author : Printed by Henry Young, N.-E. corner of Passyunk Road and Shippen Street, Philadelphia, May, 1832. 
 Notes:  Printer statement from t.p. verso. Advertisments for works of J. G. Cooper, [2] p. following t.p. 
 Extent:  [4], 40 p. ; 22 cm. 
 Subjects:  Comets

 
Collection:  Library Company 
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4Title:  Tract on comets: and particularly on the comet that is to intersect the earth's path in October, 1832   
 Creator:  Arago, F. (François), 1786-1853 | Farrar, John, 1779-1853 
 Publication:  Hilliard, Gray and Company, E.W. Metcalf and Company, Boston, Cambridge [Mass.], 1832. 
 Notes:  Printer statement from t.p. verso. 
 Extent:  v, [1], [3]-89, [1] p. (last blank) : diagram ; 20 cm. 
 Subjects:  Comets

 
Collection:  Library Company 
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5Title:  The theory of comets: illustrated, in four parts. ... The whole adapted to, and exemplified in the orbit of the comet of the year 1682, whose return is now near at hand   
 Creator:  Martin, Benjamin, 1705-1782 
 Publication:  printed for the author, London, 1757. 
 Notes:  Signatures: [A]℗ B-H♯ [I]℗ "A catalogue of philosophical, optical, and mathematical instruments, made and sold by B. Martin, ...": [3] p. at end. 
 Extent:  [4], 57, [3] p., [1] folded leaf of plates ; 25 cm. (4to) 
 Subjects:  Comets

 
Collection:  Library Company 
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6Title:  Cométographie: ou, Traité historique et théorique des comètes   
 Creator:  Pingré, Alexandre Guy, 1711-1796 
 Publication:  Imprimerie royale, Paris, 1783-84. 
 Notes:  "Table des citations abrégées, employées dans l'Histoire générale des comètes, & leur signification": v.1, p. 201-243. 
 Extent:  2 v. : tables, diagrs. on 6 pl. ; 26 cm. (4to) 
 Subjects:  Comets

 
Collection:  Library Company 
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7Title:  An essay on comets: their nature, the laws of their motions, the cause and magnitude of their atmosphere, and tails; with a conjecture of their use and design   
 Creator:  Mather, Cotton, 1663-1728 
 Publication:  Sold by Rogers and Fowle at their printing-house next to the prison in Queen-Street, Boston, Boston], 1744. 
 Notes:  First published as "Essay X. Of comets" in Cotton Mather's The Christian philosopher, London, 1721. 
 Extent:  8 p. ; 23 cm. 
 Subjects:  Comets

 
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8Title:  The true nature and cause of the tails of comets: Elucidated in a rationale agreeing with their several phanomena [sic]   
 Creator:  Perkins, John, 1698-1781 
 Publication:  Printed and sold by Edes and Gill, in Queen-Street, Boston, 1772. 
 Notes:  Caption title: Tails of comets. Attributed to Perkins by Evans. 
 Extent:  8 p. ; 21 cm. (4to) 
 Subjects:  Comets

 
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9Title:  Les comètes   
 Creator:  Guillemin, Amédée, 1826-1893 
 Publication:  Hachette et cie, Paris, 1875. 
 Extent:  xii, 470 p. incl. illus., tables, diagrs. front., plates (pt. col.) 27 cm. 
 Subjects:  Comets

 
Collection:  Library Company 
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10Title:  The comets: a descriptive treatise upon those bodies. With a condensed account of the numerous modern discoveries respecting them; and a table of all the calculated comets, from the earliest ages to the present time   
 Creator:  Hind, J. Russell (John Russell), 1823-1895 
 Publication:  J.N. Parker and son, London, 1852. 
 Extent:  viii, 184 p. 20 cm. 
 Subjects:  Comets

 
Collection:  Library Company 
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11Title:  On the physical constitution of comets   
 Creator:  Downes, Olinthus Gregory. 
 Publication:  C. and E. Layton, London, 1860. 
 Extent:  45 p., 3 leaves of plates : ill. ; 26 cm. 
 Subjects:  Comets

 
Collection:  Library Company 
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12Title:  Two lectures on comets: explanatory of the general principles of astronomy, and their application to the nature and movements of comets; with an especial reference to the one now visible   
 Creator:  Drew, John, 1809-1857 
 Publication:  John Wheeler, Southampton; Whittaker and Co., London; and all other booksellers, Southampton], [1835] 
 Notes:  Note on p. [3] dated Oct. 31, 1835. Publishers' advertisement on last page. 
 Extent:  58, [2] p., [2] leaves of plates : ill. ; 23 cm 
 Subjects:  Comets

 
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13Title:  A popular treatise on comets   
 Creator:  Watson, James C. (James Craig), 1838-1880 
 Publication:  James Challen & Son, Raymond & Lapham, S.C. Griggs & Co, Schoff & Miller, Philadelphia, Detroit, Chicago, Ann Arbor, 1861. 
 Notes:  On title page verso: Stereotyped by J. Fagan...Printed by I. Ashmead. Last page blank. 
 Extent:  x, 13-363, [1] p., [5] leaves of plates : color ill., diagram ; 19 cm 
 Subjects:  Comets

 
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14Title:  Comâetographie: ou, Traitâe historique et thâeorique des comáetes   
 Creator:  Pingrâe, Alexandre Guy, 1711-1796 | Peck, Henry Allen, 1863-1921 | Imprimerie royale 
 Publication:  Imprimerie royale, Paris, 1783-84. 
 Notes:  "Table des citations abrâegâee, employâees dans l'Histoire gâenâerale des comáetes, & leur signification": v. 1, p. 201-243. 
 Extent:  2 v. : tables, diagrs. on 6 pl. 26 cm. 
 Subjects:  Comets

 
Collection:  American Institute of Physics 
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15Title:  Sur les oscillations des jets e'émission dans les comètes   
 Creator:  Bredikhin, F. A. (Fedor Aleksandrovich), 1831-1904 | Bredikhin, F. A. (Fedor Aleksandrovich), 1831-1904 
 Publication:  Moscow, 1885] 
 Notes:  No title-page. Extract from Bulletin of the Société impériale des naturalistes de Moscou, 1885, pt. 1. 
 Extent:  26 p. : 1 pl. ; octavo. 
 Subjects:  Comets

 
Collection:  American Philosophical Society 
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16Title:  The comets and their origin   
 Creator:  Lyttleton, Raymond Arthur. 
 Publication:  at the University Press, Cambridge [Eng.], 1953. 
 Notes:  Bibliography: p. 165-168. 
 Extent:  x, 173 p. : illus., diagrs., tables ; 22 1/2 cm. 
 Subjects:  Comets

 
Collection:  American Philosophical Society 
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17Title:  The Nature of comets   
 Creator:  Richter, N. (Nikolaus), 1910- | Beer, Arthur, 1900- | Lyttleton, Raymond Arthur. 
 Publication:  Methuen & Co, London, [c1963] 
 Notes:  Translation of Statistik und Physik der Kometen. Bibliography: p.193-209. 
 Extent:  xl, 221 p. : front., illus., charts, diagrs., tables ; 24 cm. 
 Subjects:  Comets

 
Collection:  American Philosophical Society 
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18Title:  Modeling the nucleus and jets of Comet 81P/Wild 2 based on the Stardust encounter data   
 Creator:  Sekania, Zdenek. 
 Publication:  Washington, D.C, 2004. 
 Notes:  Includes bibliographical references. 
 Extent:  p. 1769-1774. : ill. (some colored), tables ; 27 cm. 
 Subjects:  Comets

 
Collection:  American Philosophical Society 
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19Title:  Essay on comets   
 Creator:  Oliver, A. (Andrew), 1731-1799 
 Publication:  Wells, Boston, 1811. 
 Extent:  p.57-191. 
 Subjects:  Comets

 
Collection:  American Philosophical Society 
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20Title:  Über die Unsichtbarkeit von Kometen für den Äquator und für höhere geographische Breiten   
 Creator:  Holetschek, Johann. 
 Publication:  Vienna Kais. Akad. d. Wissensch, Wien, 1900. 
 Extent:  p.993-1088. 
 Subjects:  Comets

 
Collection:  American Philosophical Society 
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