More Worlds than One. The Creed of the Philosopher and the Hope of the Christian

By: Brewster, David (Sir)

Price: NZ$54.00

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Book Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Ex-library, Riwaka Library (a small 19th century provincial New Zealand library, Riwaka is situated 5km from Motueka, in the upper part of New Zealand's South Island.) Rebound in 19th Century half-leather library binding. Worn paper library label on spine. Moderate rubbing and fading to boards and spine. 1/2" tears to inner margin of frontispiece. Some foxing. Small 19th century bookseller's label on front endpaper: "J. Hounsell, Bookseller & Stationer; Nelson, New Zealand". ; "A New Edition, With Illustrations." vii, [3], 294 pages + blue frontispiece illustrations of the planets + 3 other blue tinted plates + 32 pages advertisements. Half-leather binding. Page dimensions: 170 x 113mm. An astronomical work, also on the relations between astronomy and religion. "Had the moon been destined to be merely a lamp to our earth, there was no occasion to variegate its surface with lofty mountains and valleys [ . . . ] It would have been a better lamp had it been a smooth sphere of lime or of chalk" - pages 127-128. ; Ex-Library; 8vo

Title: More Worlds than One. The Creed of the Philosopher and the Hope of the Christian

Author Name: Brewster, David (Sir)

Categories: Other,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, Chatto and Windus: 1876

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 11739