London: Cassell and Company, Limited, 1897. Hard Cover. 8vo. Very Good. Item #002407
xii, 376 p.p., [18 p.p. ads]. Burgundy cloth boards with gilt titling to front board and spine, and blind tooling. Some rubbing to front board, joint, spine ends, and corners. Minor bumping to spine ends. With eleven full-page colour plates w/ tissue guards, and numerous ilustrations. Stub at List of Illustrations form missing page. Gift copy with inscription to front pastedown dated 1900. Ownership inscription to pastedown. Foxing to endpapers but interior clean. First edition released in 1893. Valuable and very interesting nineteenth century scientific text of the sun and solar system.