Binding: Original Cloth
Book Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Publisher: New York and London: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1909.
An attractive, Nearly Fine first edition in gilt stamped cloth, frontispiece with tissue gard present, light offsetting to rear endpapers. In the scarce, lightly chipped dust-jacket.
Serviss' intimate and authoritative description of the curious bodies, constellations, stars, comets, meteors, lights, etc. , etc. to be seen in the sky. The topics discussed include the coming and going of comets, the origin and career of meteors, the aurora borealis, the corona and spots on the sun, the surface of the moon, the zodiacal light, star clusters and the discovery of new stars, nebulae, and constellations, and how the constellations change; B & W Illustrations and Photographs; xvi, , 1-267,  pages.