James E. Keeler : Pioneer American Astrophysicist and the Early Development of American Astrophysics

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1984. First edition. Hardcover w/glossy pictorial boards. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards. No dust jacket issued. Spine a bit faded. Bumping at head and heel of spine. 411 p. w/ endnotes, index. A scholarly biography of Keeler, first astronomer at Licks Observatory, one of the founding editors of the ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL with George Ellery Hale, and the first American astronomer of use a large reflecting telescope for research, among other accomplishments in the science and education of his field. Very good. Item #18284

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