Boston: American Stationers Company, 1837. First Edition. Hardcover. Item #30731
viii, -371pp. Modern black half cloth over marbled boards, spine lettered and decorated in gold and blind. Text in two columns. Frontispiece, engraved title, seven inserted plates (five of which are of telescopic views of the moon), six foldout plates with hand-colored allegorical constellations, four full-page illustrations, and numerous in-text illustrations. Light scattered foxing throughout. A complete, near fine copy. ; Quarto.