27 November 1996,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 4,025
GBP 4,000 - GBP 5,000
Maurice Leowy and Pierre Puiseux
[Atlas photographique de la Lune] Paris: Observatoire de Paris 1894-1903
A folio atlas of forty-seven double-page photogravures, each 23 x 18¾-inches , each mounted on guards with printed publishers' credit, title, date and observation time, grid marks, lens size, magnification and other technical data, contemporary morocco bucked boards.
A fascinating series of early photographs of the moon's surface, originally published in twelve parts in 4to and folio format, produced by the Observatoire of Paris over a ten year period.
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