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Whole volume: 1-24 fascicules. 8vo. Pagination for the entire volume varies [this article: pp. (253)-265 (9 pls.)]. Plates, tables. Dark blue-green library buckram, gilt-stamped spine title. Very good. Features numerous articles by Professor Georges Tiercy (1886-1955), an astronomer from Geneva. This volumes contains a biography about Emile Schaer: "Swiss telescope-making has been dominated by the work of Emile Schaer, optician and astronomer at the Geneva Observatory until 1926." [King, The History of the Telescope, p. 419]. This memorial tribute includes a list of 53 instruments maintained or made by Schaer and a nice selection of half-tone illustrations, including astrophotos of comets, nebulae, and planets taken with his instruments. This entry is part of a bound collection of publications from the Geneva Observatory which includes Nos.1-24, 1928-1933.
Title: "Un astronome artiste-opticien: Emile SchÃ¦r, 1862-1931." In: Publications de L'Observatoire de Geneve. Serie A. Astronome, Chronometrie, Geophysique. Fascicule 18, 6me fascicule du vol. 3, 1932. One of 24 issues bound together in one volume.
Publisher: Geneve:, Albert Kundig, 1928- 1933.: 1928
lbs: 3.00 lbs
Seller ID: Z1610