A Treatise on Astronomy

Herschel, Sir John F.W., KNT. Guelp

Published by Carey, Lea & Blanchard, 1834
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Wonderful old copy of this legendary treatise. Binding is tight! Brown boards have wear at corners and spine, but boards and spine are complete. Title pasted on spine. Shelfware scuffing. Foxing throughout. Previous owners' info on fep. This is NOT an ex-library copy. Barest beginning of a rear hinge crack. When Herschel wrote this, only four of the now sixty-six moons of Jupiter were known. His treatise was the foundation for an explosion of heavenly knowledge. Charts, diagrams, and 3 plates at the end. 396 pp. with index. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: A Treatise on Astronomy
Publisher: Carey, Lea & Blanchard
Publication Date: 1834
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Good+

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Sir John F.W. Herschel KNt. Guelp.; Dionysius Lardner.
Published by Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green, Paternoster-Row and John Taylor, Upper Gower St., London (1833)
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Book Description Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green, Paternoster-Row and John Taylor, Upper Gower St., London, 1833. Hardcover. Condition: Good. No Jacket. Hinges cracked but binding still firm, covers faded, paper label on spine tanned and scuffed around edges. Title-page also foxed o/w internally a very clean copy in good condition, includes plates. m601. Seller Inventory # 000601

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Herschel, Sir John F. W., Knt. Guelp.
Published by Philadelphia: Carey, Lea, & Blanchard, (1836)
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Book Description Philadelphia: Carey, Lea, & Blanchard, 1836. Octavo, navy blue cloth (hardcover), purple leather spine label, gilt letters, sketches & diagrams throughout, b&w plates, index, xix, 417 pp. Professionally rebound (contemporary binding in Fine (As New) condition); Treatise itself in Very Good condition, with heavy foxing (age darkened spotting) throughout. Science, Astronomy. Seller Inventory # 13094scs

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Herschel, Sir John F. W., Knt. Guelp
Published by Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green & Longman / John Taylor, London (1833)
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Book Description Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green & Longman / John Taylor, London, 1833. Three-Quarter Leather. Condition: Good+. No Jacket. First Edition. Three-quarter leather hardcover with green leather; red title panel on spine; gold lettering and decorations on spine; 6 panels and 5 raised bands on spine; marbled boards; outer edges of text block are red; gray endpapers; engraving on title page; b&w illustrations; i-viii, 1-422; bookplate of Sir Francis Wyatt Truscott, Knt.( Lord Mayor of London in 1879-80 according to Wikipedia). Good plus condition : spine mildly toned; mild wear and light soiling to leather; straight; outer front hinge cracked along spine 1-1/2' at bottom; pages very nice. Collectible condition. Size: 16mo - over 5 - 6" tall. Book. Seller Inventory # 073863

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