Christian Friedrich Himburg: Berlin, 1777. Hardcover. Fair. Item #21-9691
Two of four (#s III & IV) folding plates; 10 of 12 (missing March & December) monthly charts of the night skies, 8 x 5", rebacked in leather with portion of original leather spine affixed; marbled boards, 678pp + 2pp + folding plates, covers well worn, corners badly bumped and chipped, original spine chipped at both ends with leather label chipped, ink name of former owner on front fly, ink writing on verso of half title ("Biblioth Hammer"), title page with sm tear at top, light waterstaining to foredge throughout, folding plates creased and worn and soiled and torn. Still, a decent early edition of Bode's study of astronomy.