London:: Macmillan, 1883., 1883. Thick 8vo. xx, 579,  pp. Frontis., 5 folding stellar maps, 110 figs. Original dark green blind- and gilt-stamped cloth. Ownership inscription of "Maude Pagan, September 1st, 1894". Very good. Second edition, revised. "The commanding figure of United states astronomy in the 19th century, Simon Newcomb systematized and brought unparalleled precision to our knowledge of the Solar System." – Hockey, Biographical Encyclopedia of Astronomers, Vol. II, p. 827.
(Inventory #: SW1576)
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