Sir Patrick Moore’s Copy.
PROCTOR, R.A. (1837-88). Half Hours With The Telescope.
Viii, 109 pp. 7 plates (including folding map).
Interior: Spotting throughout, some wear to tissue guards, some trimming affecting headings of plates.
Exterior: Publisher’s green pictorial cloth, gilt (wear, staining and fading, corner’s bumped).
Small 8vo. London: W.H. Allen & Co., 1889.
PROVENANCE: Sir Patrick Moore’s (1923-2012) copy with an early ink stamp to the front pastedown: “Patrick A. Moore East Grinstead Dec 1937”.
Shelf sticker on spine (from Sir Patrick’s library). Book purchased as part of a lot at auction in 2016.
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