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Results of astronomical observations made during the years 1834, 5, 6, 7, 8, at the Cape of Good Hope; being the completion of a telescopic survey of the whole surface of the visible heavens, commenced in 1825, by Sir John F. W. Herschel, Bart., K. H.
London, Smith, Elder and Co., 1847. Large 4to (31.2 x 25.2 cm). Engraved, tissue-guarded frontispiece; title page, 474 pp. [xx, 452 (ii) (errata)]; 17 lithographed plates (several much larger, multi-folded); several engraved text illustrations, including a nice tailpiece. Original, elaborately blind-stamped, ruled cloth. Spine with gilt title. Yellow endpapers. Top edge gilt.Read more
Discoveries in the southern hemisphere: Herschel's large telescope in action