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Star Lore of All Ages; A Collection of Myths, Legends, and Facts Concerning the Constellations of the Northern Hemisphere

Star Lore of All Ages; A Collection of Myths, Legends, and Facts Concerning the Constellations of the Northern Hemisphere

125.00

Olcott, William Tyler. New York and London: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1911. First Edition. xxii, 453, [2] ad pp. Illustrated. Large 8vo. Red cloth with pictorial paper label, titled in gilt. Top edge gilt. Light soiling to spine, spine split between 160/161, some light toning. Overall very good.

This profusely illustrated gem tells the history of the constellations and how the stars came to be named. A truly lovely volume. Inscribed by the author on the front flyleaf. OCLC locates just 7 copies of this edition, with 3 in the US. (379)

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