HALF HOURS WITH THE TELESCOPE; Being a Popular Guide to the Use of the Telescope as a Means of Amusement and Instruction
London; Nd (ca.1870)
by Proctor, Richard A.
London; Nd (ca.1870): Robert Hardwicke. Hard Cover. Very Good+. 12mo. Gift inscription " Willie Pape/from/his father/January 7, 1870. Willie Pape of Alabama, was a pianist to the Prince of Wales; embossed stamp on front free endpaper states "Pianist to the Royal Family by Special Command". 109pp., (2)pp. ad at rear with large piece torn away, Folding engraved frontispiece and 6 other plates with tissue guards, and textural illustrations, bound in publisher's dark olive cloth lettered in gilt, spine lettering gilt, all edges red; minor wear, a very handsome copy.
(Inventory #: 6337)
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