Louis A. Kenney.
Title Catalogue of the Rare Astronomical Books in the San Diego State University Library.
Book Condition Used: Like New
Jacket Condition None
Edition First Edition
Publisher San Diego Friends of the Malcolm A. Love Library, San Diego State University 1988
029596801X / 9780295968018
Seller ID JC3P-4
LIMITED EDITION of 1,000 copies, this copy is out of sequence (unnumbered). 4to. 12 1/4 x 9 3/4 inches. 335,  pp. Black-and-white frontispiece portrait of Isaac Newton, gives full bibliographical descriptions of 211 rare astronomical books, illustrated throughout in black-and-white and color, index; text clean, unmarked. Gilt-stamped red cloth, end-papers with color photographic illustrations, with the original red cloth-covered slip case; binding square and tight. Fine. The Zinner Collection at San Diego State University consists not only of unique research materials, but also a well-indexed set of astronomical portraits, manuscripts, central European theses, and a special group of rare astronomy books, the core of which were collected by Dr. Ernst Zinner (1886-1970), one of the great elder scholars of the history of astronomy and professor at the University of Munich, and Director of the Remeis Astronomical Observatory at Bamberg.
Louis A. Kenney, Owen Gingerich, Catalogue of the Rare Astronomical Books in the San Diego State University Library, Friends of the Malcolm A. Love Library, San Diego State University