Hershel at the Cape. 1834 – 1838 – Evans, Davis D; Deeming, Terence J; Hall Evans, Betty; and Goldfarb, Stephen

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Diaries & Correspondence of Sir John Herschel

Written during the time spent making astronomical observations of the southern sky at the Cape of Good Hope, presenting personal and social history, literary commentaries, observations of nature and numerous scientific experiments, travel, political intrigues, gossip and philosophical reflections. 2 maps, 20 plates, 1 frontispiece and 13 figures. Foxing and some toning to front and rear feps. Bookplate of previous owner on front fep. Small card with inscription stapled to fep. 398 Pages. Contents clean and binding tight. 1st Edition. Condition: Good to very good. Dust jacket: Good. Some edge-wear. Tide mark to the spine area and some light scratches on rear cover. Binding: Hardcover. Faux leather spine with gilt lettering. Some mild edge-wear.

Publisher: A A Balkema
Date Published: 1969
Publication Place: Cape Town
First Edition: Yes

Condition: Good to very good.
Binding: hardcover. Faux leather spine with gilt lettering. Some mild edge-wear.
Has Dust Jacket: Yes
Jacket Condition: Good. Some edge-wear. Tide mark to the spine area and some light scratches on rear cover.

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Weight 1300 g