A Handbook of Descriptive and Practical Astronomy: Volume I: the Sun, Planets, and Comets WITH Volume II. Instruments and Practical Astronomy WITH Volume III. The Starry Heavens, 1889-1890. George Frederick Chambers.

A Handbook of Descriptive and Practical Astronomy: Volume I: the Sun, Planets, and Comets WITH Volume II. Instruments and Practical Astronomy WITH Volume III. The Starry Heavens, 1889-1890

Oxford: Clarendon Press. Complete set, all three volumes. Profusely illustrated with plates and in-text illustrations. George Frederick Chambers (1841-1915) was one of Britain’s leading amateur astronomers and “one of the most influential figures in the history of British amateur astronomy” (SAO/NASA Astrophysics Data Systems, Harvard, 12). Item #1538

CONDITION & DETAILS: Oxford University Press, 1890. Fourth Edition Clarendon Press Series. 3 vols. Vol. I 671pp; 36 plates. Vol. II 558pp; 31 plates. Vol. III 384pp; 8 plates. Bound in blue cloth, gilt-lettered at the spine. Tightly and solidly bound, minor scuffing and edgewear. A nice set.

Price: $325.00