Teneriffe. an Astronomer's Experiment: or, Specialities of a Residence Above the Clouds.

By: SMYTH, C. Piazzi

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8vo. pp. xvi, 451, 23[publisher's catalogue], [1]; map, 20 mounted photo-stereoscopes. Original cloth, a little discolured on the rear cover, inner joints slightly tender but a Very Good copy. 1000 copies were published in January 1858, with a further 1000 in July; this copy has adverts dated January so a presumed 1st printing. The first book published with stereoviews. The original negatives were taken by the author in 1856 and the original images arranged for publication by Lovell Reeve of Negretti & Zambra ith the assistance of James Glaisher of the Greenwich Observatory and J.A. Melhuish of Blackheath who was responsible for their printing. Gernsheim 79.

Title: Teneriffe. an Astronomer's Experiment: or, Specialities of a Residence Above the Clouds.

Author Name: SMYTH, C. Piazzi

Categories: Travel::,

Publisher: Lovell Reeve, 1858.:

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