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Curiosities Of The Sky by  Garrett P Serviss - First Edition; First Printing - 1909 - from Books Tell You Why, Inc. (SKU: 19953)

Curiosities Of The Sky

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Curiosities Of The Sky

by Serviss, Garrett P

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  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket
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New York and London: Harper & Brothers Publishers. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1909. First Edition; First Printing. Original Cloth. An attractive, Nearly Fine first edition in gilt stamped cloth, frontispiece with tissue gard present, light offsetting to rear endpapers. In the scarce, lightly chipped dust-jacket; Serviss' intimate and authoritative description of the curious bodies, constellations, stars, comets, meteors, lights, etc. , etc. to be seen in the sky. The topics discussed include the coming and going of comets, the origin and career of meteors, the aurora borealis, the corona and spots on the sun, the surface of the moon, the zodiacal light, star clusters and the discovery of new stars, nebulae, and constellations, and how the constellations change; B & W Illustrations and Photographs; xvi, [4], 1-267, [1] pages .

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Bookseller
Books Tell You Why, Inc. US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
19953
Title
Curiosities Of The Sky
Author
Serviss, Garrett P
Format/binding
Original Cloth
Book condition
Used - Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket
Edition
First Edition; First Printing
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Harper & Brothers Publishers
Place of Publication
New York and London
Date published
1909
Keywords
Collectible Rare Out-Of-Print, Early Dust-jackets
Bookseller catalogs
By Year Of Issue / 1900s; All About The Moon; Science / Astronomy;

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