By: Pickering, William H
N Y, Doubleday, Page & Company,: 1903
Seller ID: 37998
Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket
photos; 100 plates. Publisher's blue cloth, upper cover bordered and lettered in white with a central photographic onlay, abrasions to the border. Although some of the illustrations are reprinted from other sources, many of the beautiful photographs were taken by Pickering from his observatory in Jamaica. Although over the course of his career some of his findings would later be deemed false, the present work stands as a befitting memorial to a life dedicated to the study of the heavens. Photo plate front board. Errata bound in. Provenance 'CMM' contemporary bookplate. View More...