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DARWIN, Captain L[eonard]., SCHUSTER, Arthur and MAUNDER, E. Walter.
IX. On the Total Solar Eclipse of August 29, 1886.

pp. 291-350. 2 lithographed plates, 7 text figures. Wraps lacking with exposed pages dusty and nicked at the edges and corners.

*LEONARD DARWIN [1850-1943], eighth child of Charles and Emma Darwin, commissioned in the Royal Engineers, 1870. In the above paper, he contributed sections on the Coronograph and the Prismatic Camera, having had a longstanding interest in photography. He had photographed his father at Down House, in a basket chair, a much reproduced image.

Offprint from The Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series A.

Date Published: 1889. 4to.

Stock No. 57823

Price: 50.00