The Heavens. An Illustrated Handbook of Popular Astronomy. – Guillemin, Amedée.


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Edited by J Norman Lockyer. Covers are loose – being attached to the text block by two of the four hinges only. Marbled endpapers as well as all edges. Prize bookplate of the Liverpool College to W H Finlay for Senior Mathematics 1867 on front paste-down. Heavy foxing to front prelims with some scattered throughout. Age-toning to some of the plates. Fold out illustration of the solar system is fragile with a 9.5com closed tear to a fold; edge-wear with a number of 5mm to 10mm open and closed tears to fore-edge; and some foxing. Ghosting of plate XII. Decorative gilding to spine with the gilt device of the Liverpool College Upper School on both covers. 524 Pages. 2nd Edition. Condition: Fair to good. Gutters are split, but contents good. Hardcover. Full leather boards. Edge-wear to extremities.

Publisher: Richard Bentley
Date Published: 1867
Publication Place: London

Condition: Fair to good. Boards are loose but contents good.
Binding: Hardcover. Full leather boards. Edge-wear to extremities.

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Weight 1900 g