JOURNAL FOR THE HISTORY OF ASTRONOMY was founded in 1970 and is the only journal devoted to the history of astronomy from earliest times to the present, and to history in the service of astronomy. Its subject matter extends to such allied fields as the history of the relevant branches of mathematics and physics, and the use of historical records in the service of astronomy.

Publisher: Science History Publications Ltd.

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Volume 39, Number 1, February 2008

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A Miniature Ivory Sundial with Equinox Indicator from Ptolemaic Tanis, Egypt
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Authors: Evans, James; Marée, Marcel

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O Male Factum: Rectilinearity and Kepler's Discovery of the Ellipse
pp. 43-63(21)
Author: Miller, David Marshall

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George III's Purchase of Herschel Reflectors
pp. 121-124(4)
Author: Hoskin, Michael

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Notices of Books
pp. 137-137(1)

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