A History and Description of the Royal Observatory, Cape of Good Hope

By: Gill, David

Price: $375.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Folio 13" - 23" tall; Complete with both folding plans in the rear pocket, all the many plates as called for The book is a folio in the original blue cloth with blind ruling, gilt title to the spine. It measures 15” x 10.5. It is in good antiquarian condition. Ex-library with spine numbers on the spine, some rubbing at the corners and spine tips worn. Some wrinkling to the cloth on the boards, and some small white dots on the boards along with general scuffing, some denting at the fore-edges (looks as if rubber bands/elastics had been used). Interior has normal library marks including old pocket, Royal Astronomical Society stamp on the first blank. Title page has some light library pencil marks, otherwise clean and unmarked. All plates present and in good condition. The pocket at the rear is present and the two folding plans are present and in good condition, one small wrinkle at one corner of one, a very short clean tear in the margin, otherwise crisp and clean. The book is quite scarce at all and in complete condition, clean and in good shape, it is quite a find.

Title: A History and Description of the Royal Observatory, Cape of Good Hope

Author Name: Gill, David

Categories: Astronomy/Space,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, Neill & Co.,: 1913

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 7209

Keywords: Observatories Astronomy,