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The Moon

Walter Goodacre

Walter Goodacre 1931

Binding:  Hardback  |  Condition: Good  | 

Self published volume by amateur astronomer Walter Goodacre. His hand-drawn maps of the Moon were the standard and in use for many years. Included are dozens of his sketches of the surface as well as a number of high quality plates of some of the most striking photos of the moon then taken. Goodacre describes the surface of the moon in great detail, commenting on disputes among astromers over the sizes of craters and ranges etc. With appendices. Quarter leather with cloth boards. Large Octavo, 364pp. Some toning to spine. Rubbing to edges. Various marking to covers. Some light foxing to page edges and end-papers. Bookseller's small label to front pastedown. Contents clean and binding tight. A sound copy of this rare and special book. Good.

£975.00 + FREE shipping