1905 The Story Of The Heavens
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Colour Plates, Early Edition, Illustrated, Publishers' Original Binding
This revised edition of popular Irish astronomer Sir Robert Ball's 'The Story Of The Heavens' brought an updated look to the accessible lectures concerning the planets of our solar system and other astronomical forms, allowing the general population an insight into the complex solar processes, an attitude for which Ball was well respected and successful. Revised edition. With monochrome vignette illustrations throughout and 24 plates collated complete. An enchanting work of stars and planets, Ball's 'The Story Of The Heavens' was produced for everyone to enjoy.
In the publisher's original decorated navy cloth binding. Externally, generally very smart, with a small tear to the head of the spine and some shelf wear to the head and tail of the spine and extremities. Internally, generally firmly bound, but strained in places, with cords showing in places including rear hinge. The pages are generally bright and clean with some light spotting throughout.
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