THE STARS AND THE EARTH - Eberty, 1882 - ASTRONOMY, SPACE, NATURAL SCIENCES
THE STARS AND THE EARTH OR THOUGHTS UPON SPACE TIME AND ETERNITY
Book Details + Condition: Lee and Shepard Publishers (Boston). Fifth American edition, 1882. Hardcover measuring 6.25" x 4.5". 88 pages. Volume by German amateur astronomer Felix Eberty on astronomy and metaphysics. This edition includes an introduction by American scientist and philosopher Thomas Hill, credited here as the former president of Harvard University. The work was widely admired, and is said to have been an influence on Albert Einstein, who wrote a forward for the 1923 edition. Brown cloth covers featuring embossed decoration and lettering. Firm binding; light wear to boards, with a bit of discoloration to back; interior is clean and free of markings.