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1st Impression. Nice Tight Clean copy ! This volume was later enlarged into Herschel's 'Outlines of Astronomy', the standard textbook on astronomy during the second half of the 19th century. Leather spine and board tips, marble paper-covered boards. Spine has raised bands and gold lettering. Has an engraved title page and 2 letterpress title pages. Viii, 422 pages. Leather worn through at top inch of spine/board edge, and at board tips. Light foxing on engraved title page and the 2 abutting pages. Contains bookplate of Jacob Fagel, Dutch envoy to London in 1813, to arrange return of Prince William VI of Orange (William I) after the weakening of Napoleon in Holland. 422 pages.
Title: Herschel's A Treatise on Astronomy (Lardner's cabinet cyclopaedia)
Edition: First Edition.
Publisher: London, UK, Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green, & Longman and John Taylor: 1833
ISBN Number: B0012ZQ4AW
Book Condition: Good+
Jacket Condition: No Jacket (as issued)
Size: 16mo 5.75 - 6.75'' tall
lbs: 1.00 lbs
Seller ID: 38676
Keywords: Science&Nature: Astronomy science physics Jacob Fagel Holland