Astronomy. Sir John F. W. HERSCHEL.


London: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green, & Longman, and John Taylor, 1833. Small 8vo. 16, viii, 422, (2) pp. Publisher's light brown cloth, printed paper spine label, the early bookseller's label of John Smith & Son of Glasgow to the front pastedown, two later related ownership inscriptions to the front free endpaper. Engraved title, three plates and numerous figures in the text. Slight wear to the spine ends with a small split at the head of the upper joint, otherwise a decent copy. A popular work by Herschel here published in the Natural Philosophy section of Rev. Dionysius Lardner's "Cabinet Cyclopedia" Item #36130

Price: £40.00

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