Wonders of the Moon. Translated from the French of Amedee Guillemin by Miss M. G. Mead. Edited, with additions, by Maria Mitchell.
by GUILLEMIN, Amedee (1826-1893).
New York:: Scribner, Armstrong, 1873., 1873. 8vo. , xxi, , -241,  pp. Frontis. (the Moon), 43 engraved figs. Original green blind-, black- and gilt-stamped decorative cloth; pages 61-2 margin slightly chipped (no damage to text). Early ownership signature of Joel Brown. Very good. The book, which was intended as a compendium of up-to-date information on the moon written for popular consumption, is composed of 6 chapters and 26 sub-chapters. The chapters are "The appearance of the Moon to the Naked Eye," "The Appearance of the Moon Through the Telescope," "Volcanic Constitution of the Moon," "Meteorology of the Moon," "The Motions of the Moon," and "Influences of the Moon."
(Inventory #: SW1115)
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