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    Sale 5808

    Travel, Science & Natural History

    8 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 38

    CARRINGTON, Richard Christopher (1826-75). Observations of the Spots on the Sun from November 9, 1853, to March 24, 1861, made at Redhill. London: Williams and Norgate, 1863. 4° (324 x 253mm). 168 lithographed plates by F. Dangerfield after Carrington, 3 double-page (mainly light and marginal staining, but plates 90-95 more generally affected). Original brown cloth, spine gilt (lower cover dampstained, head of spine torn, extremities rubbed, inner hinges splitting and repaired with tape).

    Price Realised  

    CARRINGTON, Richard Christopher (1826-75). Observations of the Spots on the Sun from November 9, 1853, to March 24, 1861, made at Redhill. London: Williams and Norgate, 1863. 4° (324 x 253mm). 168 lithographed plates by F. Dangerfield after Carrington, 3 double-page (mainly light and marginal staining, but plates 90-95 more generally affected). Original brown cloth, spine gilt (lower cover dampstained, head of spine torn, extremities rubbed, inner hinges splitting and repaired with tape).

    With Father Benedict Sestini's Sun-Spot Drawings made at the Georgetown College Observatory in 1850 (Washington D.C., 1898). (2)


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