Blakiston Company, 1941. First Edition. Hardcover. Item #262704
226 pages. Campbell was an American astronomer noted for his study of variable stars at the Harvard College Observatory. The lunar crater 'Campbell' is named after him. He was named the Pickering Memorial Astronomer, ca. 1931. A Harvard Book on Astronomy. First edition (first printing). A very good copy in red cloth covers with bright gold lettering on front cover and spine. Minor edge wear. Presentation to former owner, not by author, on front free endpaper. Former owner name on front pastedown. Dust jacket is worn with mild soiling, edge and corner wear, small edge chips, and tears along folds.