Sale 17BP01 | Lot 1

[ASTROPHOTOGRAPHY] Group of four books.

Catalogue: Rare Books, Autographs & Photographs

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Lot 1
[ASTROPHOTOGRAPHY] Group of four books.
Includes MOUCHEZ, ERNEST BARTHELMY. La Photographie astronomique à L'Obervatoire de Paris et la carte du ciel. Paris: Gauthier-Villars, 1887. First edition. Elegant modern half morocco, marbled sides. With four superb mounted photographs with overlay keys, taken by Paul and Prosper Henry, and three heliogravure plates, one folding; VOGEL, H. La Photographie et la Chimie de la Lumière. Paris: Germer Ballière, 1880. Original cloth. With a Woodburytype print of the moon by Lewis Rutherfurd. Front joint split; KEELER, JAMES EDWARD. Publications of the Lick Observatory. Volume VIII: Nebulae and Clusters. Sacramento: W. W. Shannon, 1908. Original cloth. With 70 fine heliogravure plates after Keeler's photographs of the unrecorded nebulae. About fine; GIONO, JEAN. Le Poids du Ciel. Paris: 1928, NRF/Gallimard. One of 6,000 copies. Original wrappers. With thirty astrophotographs reproduced.


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Rare Books, Autographs & Photographs

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