Studies in the Islamic Exact Sciences

Beirut: American University of Beirut, 1983. Hardcover. Black, faux leather boards with blind-stamp calligraphy and gilt lettering and calligraphy on spine. Glossy black dj with matte gold lettering. 771 pp. with several equations, tables, and bw illus. VG, clean, tight text but with soiling to covers and general rubbing and corner wear to dj. Front/rear flyleaves stuck to pastedowns at spine. Item #148716

Includes all kinds of writings by E.S. Kennedy, as well as several essays by his former students and colleagues. Topics include Mathematical Astronomy (planetary theory, planetary and lunar visibility, computation of solar, lunar, and planetary longitudes and latitudes, Eclipses, Parallax, and Planetary Distances, Sperical Atronomy, Mathematical Astrology, Equatoria, etc.) Mathematics (Greek Mathematics, Babylonian Mathematics, etc.), Al-Biruni (biographical studies, selected works, selected topics), and miscellany (mathematical geography, calendars, etc.). All essays in English, although they contain many Islamic, Arabic, Indian, etc. names and terms.

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