The New England Magazine. Volume 12, number 6. Boston: Warren F. Kellogg, August 1895. 4o. Illustrated. Original printed pictorial wrappers (chipped). FIRST EDITION, with twelve views of the planet Mars taken at Lowell's newly founded Flagstaff Observatory in Arizona. -- LOWELL, Percival. Mars and its Canals. New York: The Macmillan Company, 1906. 8o. Illustrated. Original green cloth, gilt, uncut. Provenance; Ralph Wormeley Curtis (bookplate). FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper "R.W.C. from P.L." With a group of nine rather creased contemporary photographs (five of Percival's drawing of the surface of Mars; two of views of Flagstaff; and two of Lowell) many INSCRIBED BY LOWELL on the verso. -- LOWELL, Percival. The Solar System. Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1902. 8o. Illustrated. Original red cloth, gilt. FIRST EDITION. -- LOWELL, Percival. "The Evolution of Life (Mars as the Abode of Life)." In: The Century Magazine. Voume 75, Number 4. New York: The Century Co., February 1908. 8o. Illustrated. Original printed wrappers (chipped). -- Four other issues from 1908 containing contributions by Lowell. -- LOWELL, Percival. Mars as the Abode of Life. New York: The Macmillan Company, 1909. 8o. Illustrated. Original crimson cloth, gilt, uncut. Provenance: Gift of the author to unknown recipient. FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY, with the author's carte de visite inscribed "Merry Christmas 1909" laid in on the recto of the first blank above an original photographic strip showing five images of Saturn similar to the image in the frontispiece which had been photographed at the Lowell Observatory in September 1909. -- LOWELL, Percival. Mars as the Abode of Life. New York: The Macmillan Company, 1909. 8o. Illustrated. Original crimson cloth, gilt, uncut. Reprint. -- LOWELL, Percival. Memoirs of the Lowell Observatory: Memoir of a Trans-Neptunian Planet. Volume I., number I. Lincoln, Mass, 1915. 4o. Illustrated. Original buff printed wrappers (repaired). Provenance: G.E. Moreton (library stamp). FIRST EDITION, AUTHOR'S PRESENTATION COPY, with his compliments slip tipped-in to the half-title. (20) " /> LOWELL, Percival. "Mars. The Flagstaff Photographs." In: <I>The New England Magazine</I>. Volume 12, number 6. Boston: Warren F. Kellogg, August 1895. 4<V>o. Illustrated. Original printed pictorial wrappers (chipped). FIRST EDITION, with twelve views of the planet Mars taken at Lowell's newly founded Flagstaff Observatory in Arizona. -- LOWELL, Percival. <I>Mars and its Canals</I>. New York: The Macmillan Company, 1906. 8<V>o. Illustrated. Original green cloth, gilt, uncut. <I>Provenance</I>; Ralph Wormeley Curtis (bookplate). FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper "R.W.C. from P.L." With a group of nine rather creased contemporary photographs (five of Percival's drawing of the surface of Mars; two of views of Flagstaff; and two of Lowell) many INSCRIBED BY LOWELL on the verso. -- LOWELL, Percival. <I>The Solar System</I>. Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1902. 8<V>o. Illustrated. Original red cloth, gilt. FIRST EDITION. -- LOWELL, Percival. "The Evolution of Life (Mars as the Abode of Life)." In: <I>The Century Magazine</I>. Voume 75, Number 4. New York: The Century Co., February 1908. 8<V>o. Illustrated. Original printed wrappers (chipped). -- Four other issues from 1908 containing contributions by Lowell. -- LOWELL, Percival. <I>Mars as the Abode of Life</I>. New York: The Macmillan Company, 1909. 8<V>o. Illustrated. Original crimson cloth, gilt, uncut. <I>Provenance</I>: Gift of the author to unknown recipient. FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY, with the author's carte de visite inscribed "Merry Christmas 1909" laid in on the recto of the first blank above an original photographic strip showing five images of Saturn similar to the image in the frontispiece which had been photographed at the Lowell Observatory in September 1909. -- LOWELL, Percival. <I>Mars as the Abode of Life</I>. New York: The Macmillan Company, 1909. 8<V>o. Illustrated. Original crimson cloth, gilt, uncut. Reprint. -- LOWELL, Percival. <I>Memoirs of the Lowell Observatory: Memoir of a Trans-Neptunian Planet</I>. Volume I., number I. Lincoln, Mass, 1915. 4<V>o. Illustrated. Original buff printed wrappers (repaired). <I>Provenance</I>: G.E. Moreton (library stamp). FIRST EDITION, AUTHOR'S PRESENTATION COPY, with his compliments slip tipped-in to the half-title. (20) |
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    LOWELL, Percival. "Mars. The Flagstaff Photographs." In: The New England Magazine. Volume 12, number 6. Boston: Warren F. Kellogg, August 1895. 4o. Illustrated. Original printed pictorial wrappers (chipped). FIRST EDITION, with twelve views of the planet Mars taken at Lowell's newly founded Flagstaff Observatory in Arizona. -- LOWELL, Percival. Mars and its Canals. New York: The Macmillan Company, 1906. 8o. Illustrated. Original green cloth, gilt, uncut. Provenance; Ralph Wormeley Curtis (bookplate). FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper "R.W.C. from P.L." With a group of nine rather creased contemporary photographs (five of Percival's drawing of the surface of Mars; two of views of Flagstaff; and two of Lowell) many INSCRIBED BY LOWELL on the verso. -- LOWELL, Percival. The Solar System. Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1902. 8o. Illustrated. Original red cloth, gilt. FIRST EDITION. -- LOWELL, Percival. "The Evolution of Life (Mars as the Abode of Life)." In: The Century Magazine. Voume 75, Number 4. New York: The Century Co., February 1908. 8o. Illustrated. Original printed wrappers (chipped). -- Four other issues from 1908 containing contributions by Lowell. -- LOWELL, Percival. Mars as the Abode of Life. New York: The Macmillan Company, 1909. 8o. Illustrated. Original crimson cloth, gilt, uncut. Provenance: Gift of the author to unknown recipient. FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY, with the author's carte de visite inscribed "Merry Christmas 1909" laid in on the recto of the first blank above an original photographic strip showing five images of Saturn similar to the image in the frontispiece which had been photographed at the Lowell Observatory in September 1909. -- LOWELL, Percival. Mars as the Abode of Life. New York: The Macmillan Company, 1909. 8o. Illustrated. Original crimson cloth, gilt, uncut. Reprint. -- LOWELL, Percival. Memoirs of the Lowell Observatory: Memoir of a Trans-Neptunian Planet. Volume I., number I. Lincoln, Mass, 1915. 4o. Illustrated. Original buff printed wrappers (repaired). Provenance: G.E. Moreton (library stamp). FIRST EDITION, AUTHOR'S PRESENTATION COPY, with his compliments slip tipped-in to the half-title. (20)

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    LOWELL, Percival. "Mars. The Flagstaff Photographs." In: The New England Magazine. Volume 12, number 6. Boston: Warren F. Kellogg, August 1895. 4o. Illustrated. Original printed pictorial wrappers (chipped). FIRST EDITION, with twelve views of the planet Mars taken at Lowell's newly founded Flagstaff Observatory in Arizona. -- LOWELL, Percival. Mars and its Canals. New York: The Macmillan Company, 1906. 8o. Illustrated. Original green cloth, gilt, uncut. Provenance; Ralph Wormeley Curtis (bookplate). FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper "R.W.C. from P.L." With a group of nine rather creased contemporary photographs (five of Percival's drawing of the surface of Mars; two of views of Flagstaff; and two of Lowell) many INSCRIBED BY LOWELL on the verso. -- LOWELL, Percival. The Solar System. Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1902. 8o. Illustrated. Original red cloth, gilt. FIRST EDITION. -- LOWELL, Percival. "The Evolution of Life (Mars as the Abode of Life)." In: The Century Magazine. Voume 75, Number 4. New York: The Century Co., February 1908. 8o. Illustrated. Original printed wrappers (chipped). -- Four other issues from 1908 containing contributions by Lowell. -- LOWELL, Percival. Mars as the Abode of Life. New York: The Macmillan Company, 1909. 8o. Illustrated. Original crimson cloth, gilt, uncut. Provenance: Gift of the author to unknown recipient. FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY, with the author's carte de visite inscribed "Merry Christmas 1909" laid in on the recto of the first blank above an original photographic strip showing five images of Saturn similar to the image in the frontispiece which had been photographed at the Lowell Observatory in September 1909. -- LOWELL, Percival. Mars as the Abode of Life. New York: The Macmillan Company, 1909. 8o. Illustrated. Original crimson cloth, gilt, uncut. Reprint. -- LOWELL, Percival. Memoirs of the Lowell Observatory: Memoir of a Trans-Neptunian Planet. Volume I., number I. Lincoln, Mass, 1915. 4o. Illustrated. Original buff printed wrappers (repaired). Provenance: G.E. Moreton (library stamp). FIRST EDITION, AUTHOR'S PRESENTATION COPY, with his compliments slip tipped-in to the half-title. (20)


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