Catalogue of the Rare Astronomical Books in the San Diego State University Library.

By: Louis A. Kenney.

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LIMITED EDITION of 1,000 copies, this copy is out of sequence (unnumbered). 4to. 12 1/4 x 9 3/4 inches. 335, [1] pp. Black-and-white frontispiece portrait of Isaac Newton, gives full bibliographical descriptions of 211 rare astronomical books, illustrated throughout in black-and-white and color, index; text clean, unmarked. Gilt-stamped red cloth, end-papers with color photographic illustrations, with the original red cloth-covered slip case; binding square and tight. Fine. The Zinner Collection at San Diego State University consists not only of unique research materials, but also a well-indexed set of astronomical portraits, manuscripts, central European theses, and a special group of rare astronomy books, the core of which were collected by Dr. Ernst Zinner (1886-1970), one of the great elder scholars of the history of astronomy and professor at the University of Munich, and Director of the Remeis Astronomical Observatory at Bamberg.

Title: Catalogue of the Rare Astronomical Books in the San Diego State University Library.

Author Name: Louis A. Kenney.

Categories: General,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: San Diego, Friends of the Malcolm A. Love Library, San Diego State University: 1988

ISBN Number: 029596801X

ISBN Number 13: 9780295968018

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Used: Like New

Jacket Condition: None

Type: Hardcover

Seller ID: JC3P-4

Keywords: Louis A. Kenney, Owen Gingerich, Catalogue of the Rare Astronomical Books in the San Diego State University Library, Friends of the Malcolm A. Love Library, San Diego State University