THE TWENTIETH CENTURY | ATLAS | OF | POPULAR ASTRONOMY | COMPRISING IN TWENTY-TWO PLATES | A COMPLETE SERIES OF ILLUSTRATIONS OF THE | HEAVENLY BODIES | BY | THOMAS HEATH, B.A. | FIRST ASSISTANT ASTRONOMER, ROYAL OBSERVAYTORY, EDINBURGH | W. & A. K. JOHNSTON, LIMITED | EDINBURGH AND LONDON | MCMIII
Octavo (19x28cm) Grey boards, front board embossed and printed in gold and black, black title to spine. No dustwrapper. Coloured frontispiece of The Total Eclipse of July 28th 1851 | Title page | Preface | Contents | List of Plates | 121 pages with illustrations, photographs and diagrams in the text | 4pp. Index | 21 double page chromolithographic plates printed one side only.
Cover sunned, marked and bumped with fraying to spine ends. Binding firm. Small circular ibrary stamp to decorative front endpaper and to title page (none to contents or plates) for Pantasaph Monastery Library. Contents generally clean, with all plates in very good order.