Dark burgundy cloth boards have black-stamped rules, lettering and decoration on the front cover, black lettering on the spine. Covers are foxed and rubbed. Extremities are rubbed, corners are a bit worn. Spine is faded, head and foot are chipped and worn. Former owner's attractive bookplate (Hans Rosenberg) appears on the front pastedown. Author was the recipient of the Royal medal in 1892 for his work on photometry and stellar parallax. He also developed a wedge photometer. His contribution to astronomy is photography in astronomical investigation. Prelims. are a trifle soiled and foxed, otherwise text is clean, Binding is sound and tight. Nice copy, digital image available. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Uranometria Nova Oxoniensis/ A Photometric ...
Publisher: Clarendon Press
Publication Date: 1885
Book Condition: Good Plus
Edition: First Edition
Book Description Oxford, Clarendon, 1885. 1 ed.. XXVII, 122 p. Stamp on title and inner front side, head slightly stained, otherwise fine copy. Sprache: Englisch Gewicht in Gramm: 0 Gr.-8°. contemporary half-cloth binding. Bookseller Inventory # 163053