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Catalogue of the Rare Astronomical Books in the San Diego State University Library by  Louis A.; Owen Gingerich Kenney - First Edition, Limited to 1000 copies - 1988 - from About Books and Biblio.co.uk

Catalogue of the Rare Astronomical Books in the San Diego State University Library

by Kenney, Louis A.; Owen Gingerich

Condition: Fine condition/Fine slipcase


San Diego, California: Friends of the Malcolm A. Love Library, San Diego State University, 1988. A beautiful book that appears unread. SEE PHOTOS. Fine condition in a Fine slipcase. Sharp corners. Hinges are perfect. NO owner's name or bookplate. NO remainder mark. NOT a library discard. Fresh and crisp - apparently never read. NO underlining. NO highlighting. NO margin notes. 1988. First Edition. Limited to 1000 numbered copies. Fully described here are hundreds of important 15th - 18th century astronomical books by Euclid, Pliny, Copernicus, Galileo, Kepler, and many others. Most entries have informative notes about both the book and author. Profusely illustrated with 309 excellent reproductions, several in beautiful full color. Pictorial endpapers. Introduction by Owen Gingerich. Based on the collection of the late Dr. Ernst Zinner, professor of astronomy at the University of Munich. Bound in the original gilt-stamped red cloth in a matching red cloth slipcase. Oversize Hardcover. 9.5" wide by 12.25" tall. This large, heavy book will require extra postage for Priority and International shipments, but only the standard charge for media mail.. First Edition, Limited to 1000 copies. Oversize Hardcover. Fine condition/Fine slipcase. 336pp. Great Packaging, Fast Shipping.




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