Impressions et Observations Dans Un Voyage a Tenerife

By: Mascart, Jean

Price: $125.00

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Book Condition: Fair

366 pp. 212 illustrations, including photos and maps. (illustre de 212 reproductions d'apres les photographies de l'auteur). In French. n.d. but circa 1912. Presumed 1st. Mascart was an astronomer at l'Observatoire de Paris. Under the auspices of the Association Internationale Contre la Tuberculose, he organized a scientific mission to the island of Tenerife to study radiation, atmospheric and meteorological findings, and to establish a research centre in the mountains. The atmospheric condtions at Tenerife were excellent for clear observation, and the team was able to get some marvelous photographs of a number of celestial bodies, including Halley's Comet. Original paper covers are worn and chipped around the edges. Spine backstrip is missing. Some quires are starting to loosen from the book block but all are present. Pencil signature on early blank, otherwise clean. ; 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall

Title: Impressions et Observations Dans Un Voyage a Tenerife

Author Name: Mascart, Jean

Illustrator: Illustrated by Mascart, Jean

Categories: Phys.Science/Math/Engineering, Travel/Adventure,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Paris, Ernest Flammarion:

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Fair

Seller ID: 001618

Keywords: Astronomy Halley's Comet Canary Islands,