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The Heavens: An Illustrated Handbook of Popular Astronomy [Fore
Richard Bentley & Son, London 1878 - Complete. Exceptionally nice fore-edge painting of Halley's Comet streaking across the night sky between portraits of Sir John Flamsteed and Sir Arthur Edmund Halley; in the style of Martin Frost but no monogram. Finely bound in red morocco by Bickers & Son with gilt decoration on front board, gilt borders to both covers, blind-stamped dentelles, and an ornate gilt spine. Minor wear; lightly sunned spine. Presentation bookplate inside front cover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]
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