Dordrecht: D. Reidel Publishing Company, 1973. First Edition. Hard Cover. 8vo (medium). Near Fine / Good. Item #002436
First edition, first printing. Volume 4 of the Geophysics and Astrophysics Monograph Series, an international series of fundamental textbooks. xii, 125 p.p., . B&W photos and illustrations throughout. Brown cloth boards with red stamped titling to spine. Minor bumping to spine head, else fine. Large tears to head of dust jacket at front and rear, and creasing to rear, soiling at head of front, bumping to top edges. Offsetting to endpapers. Closed tear to p. 113, repaired with archival tape. This book is a survey of the several components of light in the night sky, icnluding that part which originates in the Earth's atmosphere, and planetary space, from the stars, the space between the stars, and from the universe beyond our galaxy.