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Hershel at the Cape. 1834 - 1838 by  Stephen  Betty; and Goldfarb - Hardcover - from Quagga Books (SKU: 303290)

Hershel at the Cape. 1834 - 1838

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Hershel at the Cape. 1834 - 1838: Diaries & Correspondence of Sir John Herschel

by Evans, Davis D; Deeming, Terence J; Hall Evans, Betty; and Goldfarb, Stephen

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A A Balkema. Written during the time spent making astronomical observations of the southern sky at the Cape of Good Hope, presenting personal and social history, literary commentaries, observations of nature and numerous scientific experiments, travel, political intrigues, gossip and philosophical reflections. 2 maps, 20 plates, 1 frontispiece and 13 figures. Toning to feps. 398 Pages. Contents clean and binding tight. 1st Edition. Condition: Very good. Dust jacket: Good. Some edge-wear and abrasions. Binding: Hardcover. Faux leather spine with gilt lettering.


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Hershel at the Cape. 1834 - 1838
Evans, Davis D; Deeming, Terence J; Hall Evans, Betty; and Goldfarb, Stephen
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A A Balkema
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Africana; Biographies;

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We have been in business for over 25 years. Situated in Kalk Bay, Cape Town at the Southern tip of Africa, we deal in all types of collectable books. Over the years we have been featured in Time Magazine, The New York Times, Louis Vuitton Travel Guide, The Guardian and numerous others.


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