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Dunedin 9054
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1 Black, F. A. Problems in Time and Space: A Collection of Essays relating to the Earth, Physically and Astronomically, and cognate matters
London Gall & Inglis (1909) First Edition Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
Small 1/4" tear to cloth at head of spine. Previous owner's inscription dated 1945 on front endpaper. Bookplate on front endpaper pasted over with blank paper. Ink number "1434" on first leaf of Preface. Some foxing. Possibly ex-library? ; xx, 362 pages + frontispiece + plates + in-text illustrations. Blue cloth boards with small gilt illustrations on spine and front board. Page dimensions: 201 x 138mm. Selected chapter titles: How the Distance and Size of the Sun were Measured; The Reform of the Calendar; The Magnetism of the Earth; Logarithms and their Inventor; Gravitation the Chief Cause of the General Oceanic Circulation; Twilight and Dawn. ; 8vo 
Price: 67.50 NZD
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