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Barnard, Edward Emerson

Auction:
2345
Lot:
236
Sold for:
$7,638$6,500

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2345
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 29, 2006 10:00AM

Description:

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.
Estimate $8,000-12,000

Keywords

Edward Emerson, Carnegie Institute of Washington, Yerkes University, Lee Price, Constellation