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The Amateur Astronomer by  Patrick Moore - First UK Edition - 1957 - from Ashton Rare Books ABA, PBFA, ILAB (SKU: 2222322244879)

The Amateur Astronomer

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The Amateur Astronomer

by Moore, Patrick

  • Used
  • near fine
  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Near Fine/Very Good
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About This Item

The First UK printing published by Lutterworth Press in 1957. The BOOK is in near FINE condition. A little pushing to the spine tips. The gilt titling is slightly dulled. The book is tight, clean and free from inscriptions. Page edges lightly toned due to the quality of the paper stock used. The WRAPPER is complete and is in Very Good condition, bearing the correct price of 25s net. Some edge-wear with rubbing and minor loss in places more-so at the spine ends. No loss of colouring to the lettering on the spine. The rear panel and flaps are surprisingly clean for their age. Photo images have some glare due to the shine of the laminate. The wrapper looks very striking in the removable Brodart archival protector. A very early title from one of the astronomy legends. Very scarce in wrapper and the first we have handled. More images available on request. Ashton Rare Books welcomes direct contact.

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Details

Bookseller
Ashton Rare Books ABA, PBFA, ILAB GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
2222322244879
Title
The Amateur Astronomer
Author
Moore, Patrick
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket condition
Very Good
Quantity available
1
Edition
First UK Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Lutterworth Press
Place of Publication
UK
Date published
1957
Keywords
Moore, Astronomy

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Ashton Rare Books ABA, PBFA, ILAB

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Ashton Rare Books ABA, PBFA, ILAB

Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Biblio.com member since: 2015
Market Harborough, Leicestershire
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About Ashton Rare Books ABA, PBFA, ILAB

We trade as a family-run internet business in Market Harborough in the heart of the Midlands. We have over 10 years experience of collecting and selling a range of genres, specialising in iconic modern fiction and children's titles. Please feel free to browse our website: www.ashtonrarebooks.com. All items are fully described and if any reasonable discrepancy is noted on arrival to the customer, a full refund including payment for return to us will be made. Items over £250 may be paid for in instalments subject to agreement- however, all books remain the property of Ashton Rare Books until the full balance has been paid. Please contact us at : les@ashtonrarebooks.com if you are looking for a particular title or require further assistance.We are full members of the PBFA, ABA and ILAB.

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rubbing
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