Allgemeine Darstellung der Oberflächen der Weltkörper unseres Sonnengebietes: besonders der Erde, des Mondes, Der Venus und des Merkur's zur Vergleichung ihrer wundervollen Naturbaue und merkwürdigen Naturkräfte [General introduction to the surfaces of celestial bodies in our solar region: especially the Earth, the Moon, Venus and Mercury's comparison to the splendours of nature and build strange natural forces]

Leipzig: Gerhard Fleischer dem Jüngern, 1811. Hardcover. Lacks both illustrations. German astronomer Dr. August Heinrich Christian Gelpke (1769 - 1842) is best known for his theory on comets and how they impact the Earth's surface. Bound in modern black leatherette boards with black and gilt title label to front cover. Rubbing to hinges, edges of boards, and corners. Scuff mark to front cover. Minor toning to margins, else clean interior. Bookplate of Harry Rabinowitz to front pastedown. Size: Thin, small quarto. 80 pages. SCI/042915. Very Good.

Item #28203

Price: $50.00