Barnard, Edward Emerson
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- Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2345
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- July 29, 2006 10:00AM
Barnard, Edward Emerson, A Photographic Atlas of Selected Regions of the Milky Way, Parts I & II, Carnegie Institute of Washington: 1927, 247 of 700, 4to; Vol. 1, Photographs and Descriptions, comprising 51 large tipped-in silver prints of the constellations, linen-backed, listing title, ascension and declination, an illustration of the Bruce Photographic Telescope at Yerkes University, and Catalogue of 349 Dark Objects in the Sky; Vol. 2, the corresponding Charts and Tables; fabric covers (overall fine condition, offsetting of the frontispiece on title page of vol. 1).
Provenance: Formerly in the personal collection of Lee Price.
Literature: Sky and Telescope, Dec. 2005. The first photographic atlas of the northern Milky Way to illustrate dark nebulae. Please leave short space.