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Star-Land : Being Talks with Young People about the Wonders of the Heavens

Ball, Sir Robert Stawell
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Book Description: Cassell and Company Ltd, London, 1892. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. Bound in vivid blue cloth, gilt titles on the spine and in black on the front, some edgwear and dulling to spine, but still robust. Owners paste-down and a number written on the front end papers. Some spotting/darkening to the preliminary pages, otherwise clear clean and bright, if lightly age-toned. Abundantly illustrated, hinge tight, a nice copy. Bookseller Inventory # 019772

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Star-Land: Being Talks with Young People about the Wonders of the Heavens

Robert Stawell Ball
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Book Description: Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, 2010. Softcover / Paperback. Book Condition: New. No Jacket. First edition. 216 x 140 mm. This is the publication of Ball's popular Royal Institution Christmas Lectures from the 1880s. Aimed at young people, it covers the topics of the sun and moon, the planets, and comets and stars. This is an accessible work, very well received both when first published and long after Ball's death. book. Bookseller Inventory # 9781108014175

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Star-land: Being Talks with Young People About the Wonders of the Heavens

Ball, Robert Stawell (Sir)
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Book Description: Cassell & Co. Ltd., London, 1892. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. A nice half-leather bound copy (red morocco w. d.red cloth; gilt tooling & titles to spine) of a young person's science classic, illus. w. 92 figures, engraved & line-drawn. ('15th thousand'; 1st edn was 1889.) Bound for a private library. Some outer edgewear. Floral paper eps; no inscrips. Pencilled name to next prelim. Foxing thru sev. pages at both ends of book, sometimes severe, but inner contents generally clean & bright on good quality paper, w. random fox-spots in margins. Index. 376 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 02262

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Star-Land: Being Talks with Young People About the Wonders of the Heavens.

BALL, Robert Stawell (1840-1913):
(Woburn, MA, U.S.A.)
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Book Description: London, etc.: Cassell, 1889., 1889. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. Frontispiece, xii, 376 pp; 92 figs. Original cloth. A few nicks to head and heel of spine, else Very Good. Bookseller Inventory # 22788

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Star-Land

Sir Robert Stawell Ball
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Book Description: Cassell & Company, 1890. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. Talks with young people on the wonders of the heavens, stargazing. Illustrated and in good order internally. Exterior cover has couple of black ink stains to the dark blue covers so not too noticeable. Gilt title and author to cover and to spine. Book has a few scuffs to edges conducive to wear. Good Book overall. Bookseller Inventory # 000449

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Star-land : being talks with young people about the wonders of the heavens

Ball, Robert Stawell, Sir (1840-1913)
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Book Description: London, Paris [etc.] : Cassell and Company, 1908. Revised Edition, 4th printing. Description: vii, 388p. : frontis. (t.g)., illus. ; 19.5cm. Subjects: Astronomy -- guidebooks -- juvenile audience. "With 92 illustrations and a Rembrandt frontispiece . thirty-fifth thousand" --title page. First published in 1889. Based on a series of lectures given at the Royal Instituion of Great Britain in 1881 and 1887 "specially addressed to a juvenile audience" --preface to first edition. Very good copy bound in contemporary gilt-blocked, full aniline calf. Raised band and elaborately gilt-tooled compartments to spine. Gilt filigree borders to front and back panel. Copy from Bridlington Grammar School with their gilt-tooled coat-of-arms to the front panel. Spine bands and panel edges slightly dust-toned and rubbed as with age. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. 1 Kg. 388 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 181578

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Star-land : being talks with young people about the wonders of the heavens

Ball, Robert Stawell, Sir (1840-1913)
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Book Description: London, Paris [etc.] : Cassell and Company, 1908. Revised Edition, 4th printing. Description: vii, 388p. : frontis. (t.g)., illus. ; 19.5cm. Subjects: Astronomy -- guidebooks -- juvenile audience. "With 92 illustrations and a Rembrandt frontispiece . thirty-fifth thousand" --title page. First published in 1889. Based on a series of lectures given at the Royal Instituion of Great Britain in 1881 and 1887 "specially addressed to a juvenile audience" --preface to first edition. Very good copy bound in contemporary gilt-blocked, full aniline calf. Raised band and elaborately gilt-tooled compartments to spine. Gilt filigree borders to front and back panel. Copy from Bridlington Grammar School with their gilt-tooled coat-of-arms to the front panel. Spine bands and panel edges slightly dust-toned and rubbed as with age. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. 1 Kg. 388 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 181578

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