A Popular Guide to the Heavens... with Explanatory Text & Index. Sir Robert Stawell BALL.

A Popular Guide to the Heavens... with Explanatory Text & Index.

London: Gorge Philip & Son, Ltd., 1925. Fourth edition, "entirely revised". Large 8vo. xii, 84, (2), (14) pp. Publisher's dark blue cloth, decorated and lettered in gilt to the spine and upper board, early ownership inscription to the front free endpaper. Frontispiece and 83 plates, 3 with supplemental plates not previously included and 16 with corresponding key maps. A lovely bright copy. First published in 1892 as "An Atlas of Astronomy.", the work was considerably expanded and reissued under the same title as here in 1905. A third edition appeared in 1910 before it was revised and expanded again. Item #35524

Price: £275.00

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