ROMANCE OF THE MOON - Mary Proctor, 1st Ed 1928 - LUNAR MOON ASTRONOMY FOLKLORE
Title:ROMANCE OF THE MOON
Author: Mary Proctor
Publisher: Harper & Brothers Publishers
City: New York, London Year: 1928 (First Edition) Binding Style: Hardcover Pagination: 262 Illustrated: Yes
Book Details + Condition: Scarce first edition from 1928 of ROMANCE OF THE MOON by Mary Proctor. "Illustrated with charts, and photographs taken at the leading observatories." In overall good condition: minor shelfwear to boards; worn board edges; corners bumped; old library number on spine; embossed stamp on title page; library paste-down on inside front board (with discard stamp); library paste-downs in rear. Inside is otherwise free of markings and writing. A famous and thorough study of the moon as seen through the era's science, mythology, and popular culture lenses. Topics include: The Magic Spell of Midnight; The Story of the Moon; The Work of the Tides; The Moon, a World of Wonder; A Ramble on the Moon; A Glimpse of Lunar Scenery; Facts and Fiction Regarding the Moon Rocket; Lunar Weather; Is The Moon Inhabited?; Lunar Folklore; and Ancient Moon Worship.