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    Sale 5808

    Travel, Science & Natural History

    8 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 56

    LOWELL, Percival (1855-1916). Mars and Its Canals. New York: The Macmillan Company, 1907. 8°. Half title, photogravure frontispiece and 2 photogravure plates, 13 half tone plates, 4 coloured, one double-page (a few leaves detached, occasional very light spotting and staining). Modern green library cloth gilt. Provenance: Arthur L. Littlewood, Houley; F. M. Holborn (astronomer, inscriptions on front free endpaper). Third thousand.

    Price Realised  

    LOWELL, Percival (1855-1916). Mars and Its Canals. New York: The Macmillan Company, 1907. 8°. Half title, photogravure frontispiece and 2 photogravure plates, 13 half tone plates, 4 coloured, one double-page (a few leaves detached, occasional very light spotting and staining). Modern green library cloth gilt. Provenance: Arthur L. Littlewood, Houley; F. M. Holborn (astronomer, inscriptions on front free endpaper). Third thousand.

    With the same author's Mars (Boston, 1895), Mars as the Abode of Life (New York, 1908, worn), R.A. Proctor's Saturn and its System (London, 1882, second edition), and 6 others on comets. (10)


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