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Hardback, Tall 8vo. approx 9 x 6 inches. In dark maroon morocco full leather presentation binding, decorative gilt paneled boards, gilt vignette and lettering to front “Owens School, Islington, Govenors of The Worshipful Company of Brewers.” Raised banding, gilt lettering and decorations to spine, marbled endpapers and wide gilt inner dentelles. All page edges gilt. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing to corners and edges of spine. Corners slightly rubbed. Front hinge slightly weakening. Presentation plate to front endpaper. “D.A. Fairmaner, School Prize, 1905.” A couple of minor light spots to blank prelim pages, else inside pages and plates all very clean, bright and tight throughout. Else a lovely copy in stunning leather binding. 568pp. With 18 colour and B&W full-page plates and many B&W woodcut illustrations in text. A comprehensive beginners guide to astronomy.
Title: The Story of the Heavens. With Twenty-four Coloured Plates and Numerous Illustrations. New and Revised Edition.
Publisher: London, Cassell & Co., 1901:
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 84034
Keywords: ASTRONOMY SIR R.S. BALL, Story of the Heavens, guide, sun, moon, planets, stars, astronomy, comets, heavens, New and Revised Edition, cassell, 1901, leather, fine binding, colour plates,