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Allen, Richard Hinckley.-

Published by Pages 563 pp.8vo. Blue publishers cloth. Gilt titling and decorations on spine and front cover. First Edition. DAB (for Seeger). The very first edition of a classic of astronomy. Very scarce. Wear at ends of spine and corners. Mild soiling of covers. Owner's bookplate ( C. Mossman McLean) on front pastedown and inscription on front free end paper: "Alan Seeger from M. F. Van Kempelaur / Christmas, / 1911." Probably the property of the American poet, Alan Seeger, who left for France in 1912, an expatriate from American culture who admired France and enlisted in the French Foreign Legion early in World War I. At the Battle of the Somme, July 4, 1916, he was killed by machine gun fire and received the Croix de Guerre posthumously. Among h, 1916
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Star-Names and Their Meanings. First Edition. New York. G. E. Stechert. 1899. Bookseller Inventory # 10206 Anonymous -

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Publisher: Pages 563 pp.8vo. Blue publishers cloth. Gilt titling and decorations on spine and front cover. First Edition. DAB (for Seeger). The very first edition of a classic of astronomy. Very scarce. Wear at ends of spine and corners. Mild soiling of covers. Owner's bookplate ( C. Mossman McLean) on front pastedown and inscription on front free end paper: "Alan Seeger from M. F. Van Kempelaur / Christmas, / 1911." Probably the property of the American poet, Alan Seeger, who left for France in 1912, an expatriate from American culture who admired France and enlisted in the French Foreign Legion early in World War I. At the Battle of the Somme, July 4, 1916, he was killed by machine gun fire and received the Croix de Guerre posthumously. Among h

Publication Date: 1916

Edition: 1st Edition

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