Leipzig:: Wilhelm Engelmann, 1873., 1873. 4to. (51)-117 pp. With folding "Circular" plate, 5 tinted lithographic plates by Druck v. F. M. Strassberger of Leipzig (showing 58 of 60 views of Jupiter) [the plates are numbered -12], 21 figures; Circular plate torn, with loss to lower section of plate, the final leaf unfortunately has 2 Jupiter images clipped away [missing], some foxing or browning. Otherwise complete. German text. Disbound. Good. The publication featured sections on the spectra, Sun, Jupiter, Venus, and Mercury. The present offering is the "Jupiter" section. / Wilhelm Oswald Lohse (1845 – 1915), German astronomer, first worked at the private Bothkamp Observatory, followed by the Potsdam Astrophysical Observatory in 1874, becoming its Chief Astronomer at the time of his death. His main work involved the investigation of the surface features of Mars and Jupiter. (Inventory #: S13139)
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