A Compendium of Astronomy; containing the Elements of Science, familiarly explained and illustrated, with the latest Discoveries. Adapted to the use of Schools and Academies, and of the general Reader

Olmsted, Denison

Published by Collins and Brother, New York, 1849
Condition: Good Hardcover
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Stereotype edition. Full calf leather. 284 pp., plus 10 pages of ads at the front. Black and white illustrations throughout. A general guide to the basic principles of astronomy, discussing the earth and its dimensions, aspects of measuring and calculating mass and distance in space, astronomical instruments, chapters on the planets (Mars, Saturn, Uranus, as well as the then so called planets-now asteroids-Ceres, Pallas and others), comets, etc. GOOD condition. Mostly moderate scuffing, a bit heavier along the extremities and spine. Uneven fading and darkening. Hinges cracked and beginning to separate, especially the lower 4 inches of the front hinge. Interior solid. Paper a bit browned, with heavy offsetting and browning to the endpapers. A few scattered spots of foxing. Pencil notation on the inside front cover. Bookseller Inventory # 008657

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Title: A Compendium of Astronomy; containing the ...

Publisher: Collins and Brother, New York

Publication Date: 1849

Binding: Full Leather

Book Condition:Good

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

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