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The Face of the Moon

Ralph Belknap Baldwin

Published by The University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 1949
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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"The Face of the Moon" by Ralph B. Baldwin. First edition. Published by the University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 1949. Measures 6.5" x 9.75", 239 pages including Index. The book contains charts, diagrams, and the black-and-white photographs of the moon. With its original dust jacket. The dust jacket is in very good minus condition. Minor wear and soiling to the panels with chipping at the rear flap fold. The spine is sunned with chipping at the edges. The original price of $5.00 is present on the front flap. The book is in very good plus condition. Minor sunning to the spine and board edges. The textblock is clean and bright with tight binding. Ralph Belknap Baldwin (June 6, 1912 October 23, 2010) was an American planetary scientist known for his work on lunar craters, beginning in the late 1940s.His book, The Face of the Moon made the case for the impact nature of lunar craters. The photographs at the Adler Planetarium, where he lectured to earn extra money, sparked his interest in lunar craters. This led to an article in Popular Astronomy in 1942 and later his book The Face of the Moon, in 1949.~Wikipedia. Please view the many other rare titles available for purchase at our store. We are always interested in purchasing individual or collections of fine books. Bookseller Inventory # 001499

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Title: The Face of the Moon

Publisher: The University of Chicago Press, Chicago

Publication Date: 1949

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Edition: 1st Edition

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