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"Die Himmel rühmen ... " : Bilder von Weltall, für alle erklärt
Lenz, Johann Maria, 1902-
Personal Author:
Eighth edition.
Publication Information:
Innsbruck : Tyrolia-Verlag, 1956.
Physical Description:
548 pages : illustrations, chart (folded in pocket), portraits ; 22 cm
General Note:
"36.-41. Tausend"--T.p.

Gift of Dr. Walter Dornberger, 1972 (?).

Eighth edition, 1956: [1]-32¹⁶ 33²⁰ 34¹⁶; [1]-512 523-532 533-[548]; 21.1 x 14.3 cm. The printer's imprint, "Gesamtherstellung in der eigenen Anstalt in Innsbruck, " is at the bottom of the title page verso. The volume is bound in gray cloth over boards, with the author and title on the spine and a smal woodcut of a crescent moon on the front cover; the back cover is blank. The volume is protected by a dustjacket with a photograph of the Andromeda galaxy, mainly black, occupying the front cover and spine, and with author and title on both. The dustjacket's interior flaps contain a photograph of the author, publisher's blurb, and excerpts from periodical reviews. The endpapers and text pages are of plain white laid paper. The right front endpaper is inscribed by the author to Dr. Walter R. Dornberger of Boston, Mass., Aug. 2, 1959, the donor of this item. The title page has the title, author, edition number, printing size, publisher, and place of publication. The title page verso has the date of publication, Catholic Church imprimatur, and copyright and publication data. There are three unpaginated plastic-coated leaves with eleven numbered photographs in black-and-white. The back cover verso contains a star chart (Sternkarte; 34 x 34 cm. when folded out) in a pocket. The Rare Book Room copy is accompanied by several items of correspondence to the donor dated from 1943 to 1959, and a 1972 newspaper article on the donor.
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QB44 .L396 1956 Adult Non-Fiction Grosvenor Room-Rare Books-Appointment Needed

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