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The Call of the Stars, A Popular Introduction to a Knowledge of the Starry Skies

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The Call of the Stars, A Popular Introduction to a Knowledge of the Starry Skies

by Kippax, John R

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About This Item

New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons. 1914. 8vo, pp. xx, 430, Index, colour frontis, b/w plates, lacks last Index page pp. 431 and rear free endpaper, fore-edge pp.15-16 torn, small ink note top edge pp. 430, scattered yellowing throughout particularly prelims and plate margins, hinges cracked, original cloth bds., small stain front and rear board, edges rubbed, corners bumped. Covers major constellations, the sun, and the planets. Defective lacks last Index page. Cloth Boards.

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Bookseller
Muir Books AU (AU)
Bookseller Inventory #
BIB79649
Title
The Call of the Stars, A Popular Introduction to a Knowledge of the Starry Skies
Author
Kippax, John R
Format/binding
Cloth Boards
Book condition
Used
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
G.P. Putnam's Sons
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1914
Keywords
Astronomy,Planets,Solar System,Stars,Technical

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MUIR BOOKS + PERTH BOOKBINDING & RESTORATION. Western Australia's largest and leading rare, secondhand, antiquarian and out of print bookshop, established in 1973 and managed by Rob & Janet Muir together with Tara Surry. We have over 50,000 books in stock. We offer a FREE world-wide search service and secure online shopping and also provide a full and expert bookbinding and restoration service

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G
Good describes the average used and worn book that has all pages or leaves present. Any defects must be noted. (as defined...[more]
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...[more]
edges
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a...[more]
cracked
In reference to a hinge or a book's binding, means that the glue which holds the opposing leaves has allowed them to separate,...[more]
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Common term for the covers of a hardbound book.  The term 'boards' refers to the thick cardboard under the paper or cloth...[more]
plate
Full page illustration or photograph. Plates are printed separately from the text of the book, and bound in at production. I.e.,...[more]
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