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History of the Royal Astronomical Society: volume 1 1820-1920

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Reprinted for the Society by Blackwell Scientific Publications, 1987reprint of 1923, first, edition. Dreyer JLE and Turner HH (ed). Paperback, condition: used very good. Shelf wear with small bumps/chips to cover, a few dog-eared pages towards the front and previous owner's name on ffep. A reprint of the edition first published by the Royal Astronomical Society in 1923, this book traces the history of the Society during its first centenary. The idea of compiling the History was started some years before the centenary itself and the book details events and presents portraits of outstanding Society members who contributed to the history of the Society in a century which closed at a time when the Society was again in full vigour and growth after the difficult years of the Great War.

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Author(s):
Dreyer JLE and Turner HH (ed)
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
8vo
Edition:
1987 reprint of 1923 edition
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0632021756
ISBN-13:
9780632021758
Number of pages:
258
Publisher:
Reprinted for the Society by Blackwell Scientific Publications
Title:
History of the Royal Astronomical Society: volume 1 1820-1920

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Reprinted for the Society by Blackwell Scientific Publications, 1987reprint of 1923, first, edition. Dreyer JLE and Turner HH (ed). Paperback, condition: used very good. Shelf wear with small bumps/chips to cover, a few dog-eared pages towards the front and previous owner's name on ffep. A reprint of the edition first published by the Royal Astronomical Society in 1923, this book traces the history of the Society during its first centenary. The idea of compiling the History was started some years before the centenary itself and the book details events and presents portraits of outstanding Society members who contributed to the history of the Society in a century which closed at a time when the Society was again in full vigour and growth after the difficult years of the Great War.

Author(s):
Dreyer JLE and Turner HH (ed)
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
8vo
Edition:
1987 reprint of 1923 edition
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0632021756
ISBN-13:
9780632021758
Number of pages:
258
Publisher:
Reprinted for the Society by Blackwell Scientific Publications
Title:
History of the Royal Astronomical Society: volume 1 1820-1920

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